Cool things are happening in space! The images from Curiosity's just-activated navigation cameras, or Navcams, include the rover's first self-portrait, looking down at its deck from above. Another Navcam image set, in lower-resolution thumbnails, is the first 360-degree view of Curiosity's new home in Gale Crater.
See more photos and read more here! http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/msl/news/msl20120808.html