Here's the Curiosity Rover Before and After Two Years on Mars

Mars has been rough on the Curiosity rover. The Verge collected an entire gallery of photographs from when she was shiny-new, and after surviving two years of dust storms and rock fields. Aside from the torn-up wheels, the not-so-little rover is looking pretty good after all her adventures!


Top Image: A growing layer fine dust on on the rover, with rare earth (samarium–cobalt) magnets protecting the ultraviolet sensors. Collage of MAHLI images. Credit: NASA/Mars Weather

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