Curiosity: two remarkable photos

Earlier today I commented on the fact that NASA hoped that the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter would be able to capture an image of Curiosity as it descended through the Martian atmosphere. 

Well – take a look at these pictures!

MRO captures MSL / Curiosity, still within its aeroshell and suspended beneath its parachute (credit: NASA)

And a closer view (credit: NASA)

And this is just the start!

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