NASA's Mars rover Curiosity shows a scoop full of sand and dust lifted by the rover's first use of the scoop on its robotic arm

 
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NASA's Mars rover Curiosity shows a scoop full of sand and dust lifted by the rover's first use of the scoop on its robotic arm in this October 7, 2012 NASA handout photo obtained by Reuters October 9. REUTERS/NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS/Handout.