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Curiosity rover collecting Martian soil. Pair of images showing the mark left where NASA's Curiosity rover scooped up some Martian soil (left), and the scoop carrying soil (right). The first scoop sample was taken from the Rocknest site on 7th October 2012, the 61st sol, or Martian day, of operations. Imaged by Curiosity's Mast Camera.
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