In Pictures: NASA's rover Curiosity's first year on Mars

Images tell the story of the super rover's first year of work on Mars.

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First rock contact Curiosity’s robotic arm touches a Martian rock for the first time, using its Alpha Particle X-Ray Spectrometer instrument to assess what chemical elements were present in the rock. The image was taken Sept. 22, 2012.

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