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2017-Mar-03, 04:30 AM
Tis a season of incredible wind driven activity on Mars like few before witnessed by our human emissaries ! Its summer on the Red Planet and the talented scientists directing NASA’s Curiosity rover have targeted the robots cameras so proficiently that they have efficiently spotted a multitude of ‘Dust Devils’ racing across the surface of Gale Crater.
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2017-Mar-03, 06:13 AM
Wait, how tall did they say Mt. Sharp is? 3.5 miles?

Is that correct?

2017-Mar-03, 08:41 AM
About 5.5 km, around 18000 feet, circa 3.4 miles. Above the floor.