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Curiosity spots four ‘blobs’ in Mars’ sky

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This image dated August 22, 2012 and provided by NASA shows the Curiosity rover's wheel tracks on the surface of Mars, an image sent from one of the rover's cameras. The image was posted on a Tweet by JPL mission engineer Allen Chen.
AP This image dated August 22, 2012 and provided by NASA shows the Curiosity rover's wheel tracks on the surface of Mars, an image sent from one of the rover's cameras. The image was posted on a Tweet by JPL mission engineer Allen Chen.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Curiosity rover has captured a strange white light dancing across the horizon of Mars and four blobs hovering in the sky.

While it is certainly a subject of curiosity, NASA and photography experts insist they are nothing more than blemishes on the images, picked up by the camera lens sitting on the rover at a distance of 350 million miles.

NASA has not commented on any of the sightings so far, but alien hunters have suggested that these are alien ships monitoring humans’ baby steps into the universe, the Daily Mail reported.

YouTube user StephenHannardADGUK, part of a group called Alien Disclosure UK, spotted the anomalies on the images, publicly available on the U.S.space agency’s website, and applied a series of filters to try and shed light on the mystery.

“Four objects caught by Curiosity were very difficult to make out on the original image, so I have used a few filters to highlight,” the paper quoted him as saying, referring to the four pinpoints of light pictured in the skies of Mars.

“What are these four objects? UFOs, dust particles, or something else? As always you decide,” the user said.

According to the Huffington Post, video analyst Marc Dantonio, who has worked on projects for the U.S. government, said these were simply ‘dead pixels’ in the image — a regular problem in the realm of graphics. Another video appears to show an object rising from the horizon, followed shortly afterwards by another small object.

Curiosity, a six-heeled vehicle the size of a compact car, landed inside a vast, ancient, impact crater near the Mars’ equator on August 6 after an eight-month, 570-million-km voyage through space.

NASA once again proved their capability through the accomplishment of martian exploration using curiosity rover.It is like a fantacy .A dream come true for all the humanity.Sitting on the earth,finding information about other planet in our solar system.what a great achievement for whole humanity.I think this initiative will pave path to further furture explorations beyond the earth adn may give give us exciting clues about the origin of life contrary to the religion based mythological uncorroborated beliefs .

from:  Pallikunnil Divakaran
Posted on: Aug 23, 2012 at 20:32 IST

its really great to see wheel marks on the martian land. Human has left its marks on this curious land.

from:  sanjay upadhyay
Posted on: Aug 23, 2012 at 15:39 IST

What a Great Accomplishment!! I think we all are lucky to see such a
great fiat from Human community.

Regardless of MAR's proved to be a habitual place in past or present,
but technological advances shown in mission such as MSL has opened the
doors for many such space explorations in future which can prove the
life's do exists in outside space.

Kudos to human quest for exploration !!!

from:  Venkat
Posted on: Aug 23, 2012 at 11:01 IST
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