Picture of the Day: A Martian Sunset

By Robinson Meyer
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Next week, if all goes according to plan, the Mars Curiosity Rover will land on the surface of the Red Planet. Once there, it will confront a view something like this: a Martian sunset, as captured by the Spirit Rover in 2005.

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