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Penny For Your Martian Thoughts: This Is How A Coin Looks After 14 Months On The Red Planet - Universe Today
A high-power camera on the Mars Curiosity rover snapped a picture of a 1909 American penny featuring Abraham Lincoln. The coin is used as a calibration target for the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) that is at the end of Curiosity’s robotic arm. In just over an Earth year on the Red Planet, you can see … Continue reading "Penny For Your Martian Thoughts: This Is How A Coin Looks After 14 Months On The Red Planet"