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TextureCam Test in Mojave Desert

Caption: Scientists test TextureCam in the Mojave Desert in California. This advanced camera system for planetary rovers can scientifically assess images of rocks itself, whereas current rovers require scientists on Earth to do the analysis.

Credit: Kiri Wagstaff

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