Mars Curiosity: Awaiting The First Color Photographs

Some time around 7 p.m. ET, we’re expecting to receive the first color photographs from Mars Curiosity.

If you haven’t been paying attention, the United States made history very early this morning with an audacious landing on the Red Planet that dropped a vehicle the size of a small car at the bottom of the planet’s Gale Crater.

NPR’s Joe Palca, who is at the Jet Propulsion Lab in California tells us we should expect three to four new images.

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