Curiosity Flips Powerful Camera’s Dust Cap

After spending dozens of sol’s (Martian Days) with a transparent cap over the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI), NASA finally flips open the cover and looks around with full clarity.

Now, the true power of MAHLI has been unleashed, allowing us some of the most beautifully detailed images of NASA’s rover in her natural habitat.

these will make you go, “whoa…”

Who needs NYFW when you’ve got photo shoots like this one?

Here’s a stitched collection of the pictures that gives a great view of Curiosity’s underbelly.