Watch: Curiosity rover captures Mars in 360° panorama

To celebrate 4 years on Mars, NASA’s Curiosity rover used 130 still photos to create an interactive 360° panoramic shot of the planet, Wired reports. The landscape was captured at Murray Buttes on Mount Sharp, a mountain rising more than 5480 meters above the Gale crater at its base. Curiosity is gathering information about Mount Sharp—which strongly resembles the terrain of the U.S. Southwest—to learn more about how and when freshwater disappeared from Mars’s surface, which could lead to clues about life on Mars.

(Video credit: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory)

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