Share on Facebook Tweet this article Email. Inthe European comet-chasing spacecraft Rosetta made close approach with Mars, coming within 1, miles of the surface, using the planet for a fuel-saving gravity assist. But during the flyby, the spacecraft managed to snap this iconic photo of Mars from space. If it ain't broke, don't fix it. It may not be perfect, but while sitting in a pressure-cooker with a limited amount of time to return valuable data, it's a superb effort. Phoenix Mars Lander's First Images.
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Girls Taking More Pictures of Themselves
When people become too accustomed to looking at themselves from the outside in, she said, they may wind up putting too much emphasis on sex appeal -- making themselves overly vulnerable to the responses of others. Robots that explore space, doing science. It seems that the first rule of robotic selfies is: As Spirit and Opportunity were designed to the same specifications, Opportunity can also take degree views and monitor dust build-up on its solar panels. It was also great for keeping track of the build-up of Martian dust on its panels. In some basic sense, we take selfies because we can.