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Check out this amazing 360-degree panorama from the Mars rover

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Image Credit: http://www.360cities.net/image/curiosity-rover-martian-solar-day-2#1326.78,2.56,40.5

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Ever wanted to explore Mars just like you can explore Earth on Google Maps? Now you can, thanks to an incredible new 360-degree panorama on 360Cities.

Photographer Andrew Bodrov has created a way to explore the Mars surface by stitching together photos from the Mars Curiosity rover. While the rover’s camera isn’t top-notch by today’s standards, it still does a great job showing us the surface of the Red Planet, especially rocky soil and the Marian horizon.

The explorable image lets you zoom, pan, and easily navigate the landscape. It’s the closet thing we have yet to feeling like we’re actually on Mars.

Click here to explore Mars’ surface in 360 degrees.

You can view more photos from Curosity at NASA.gov or in the gallery below:

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Photo: 360Cities.com