Mars Rover Takes Selfie, Performs ‘Wet Chemistry’ Test

NASA’s Curiosity streamed back data of a new kind: in a series of 57 individual images, scientists constructed a selfie taken on the Red Planet. The selfie was taken on October 11, 2019, at the Glen Etive region. It also commemorates a special event to NASA: the rover undertook a unique experiment, the second since its landing on the Red Planet. The Glen Etive is one of the regions that researchers have been waiting to explore since there are clay deposits in the region. The rover analyses samples by drilling…

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