Enjoy 1.3 Billion Pixels of Mars Surface Panoramic Photography from the Curiosity Rover

By Akemi Iwaya on June 21st, 2013

Have you been waiting for more awesome photos of Mars’ surface from the Curiosity Rover mission? Then you are definitely going to love this bit of news! NASA and GigaPan have teamed up to create a truly inspiring 1.3 billion pixel panoramic view of Mars that you can ‘zoom around’ and explore at your leisure.

There are two websites that you can visit to enjoy this awesome scenery:

NASA’s official website with two viewing options…

Followed by the GigaPan website with one viewing option.

Head on over to either website to start enjoying the fantastic view of Mars using the links below. And do not be surprised if you find yourself spending hours exploring the landscape around Curiosity!

Mars Exploration Program: Interactive: Billion-Pixel of Mars from Curiosity Rover [NASA]

Curiosity’s Billion Pixel Panorama – Gamma Version [GigaPan]

You can also learn a bit more about the new panoramic goodness from the following CNET article…

Enjoy all 1.3 billion pixels of this impressive Mars panorama [CNET News]

[via CNET News]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 06/21/13
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