NASA Puts Together Video of Curiosity Rover’s First Year on Mars; Featuring Images it Shot


The Curiosity Rover has been on Mars for one year now, and to celebrate the event NASA put together a video showcasing loads of photos that it has shot and beamed back to Earth. NASA’s cameras aren’t very high resolution–or at least they aren’t by today’s standards. Additionally, information transferring via wireless connections would otherwise take even longer if they had to beam over 20MP images. And as a result, all of the images are in a format equivalent to standard definition.

It even captured a crazy 360 panorama of its surroundings while over there, which was stitched together by the company.

The commemoration video is after the jump.

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