This Aug. 18, 2012 image provided by NASA shows the Curiosity rover's landing site and Mount Sharp in the distance. The six-wheel rover prepared to take its first test drive on Wednesday Aug. 22,2012 ... more 
This Aug. 18, 2012 image provided by NASA shows the Curiosity rover's landing site and Mount Sharp in the distance. The six-wheel rover prepared to take its first test drive on Wednesday Aug. 22,2012 as a warm-up for the long trek to the mountain expected later this year. (AP Photo/NASA) less 
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