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These images from the NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter show several impact scars on Mars made by pieces of the NASA Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft that the spacecraft shed just before entering the Martian atmosphere.
12.05.2012

Impact Scars from MSL Cruise Stage and Two Balance Weights (Figure 3)

These images from the NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter show several impact scars on Mars made by pieces of the NASA Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft that the spacecraft shed just before entering the Martian atmosphere.

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Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona

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