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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Five bites into Mars Curiosity used a mechanism on its robotic arm to dig up five scoopfuls of material from a patch of dusty sand called "Rocknest," producing the five bite-marks visible in this image from the rover's left Navigation Camera (Navcam). Each of the holes is about 2 inches wide. The fifth hole was dug on Nov. 9, 2012.

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