1. Curiosity channels its inner Ansel Adams during its most northern sojourn in Yellowknife Bay.
2. Curiosity inspects a nice rock formation just outside Yellowknife Bay.
3. A beautiful view of the foothills of Mount Sharp.
4. Here, the rover looks over a small rise towards the foothills of Mount Sharp.
5. The intake filter leading to Curiosity’s interior laboratory, which sifts out only the finest dust grains.
6. A rounded black-and-white shot looking towards Mount Sharp, showing rocks and tracks in the foreground.
7. Curiosity’s handheld MAHLI camera took very high magnification shots of this rock.
8. The black pyramidal rock in this image was nicknamed “Jake Matijevic” by the Curiosity team. After shooting it with lasers and X-rays, the rover determined that it was a type of rock never before seen on Mars.
9. Mars is mostly covered in rocks. This small collection is indicative of most of the planet.