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Anand Mahindra tweets an image of Earth captured from Mars and shares an important lesson


NASA’s Curiosity rover landed on Mars on August 6, 2013. It is said to be the largest and most sophisticated rover deployed to the Red Planet so far. It was built and designed to study the geology of its surroundings

Image of Earth taken from Mars. Twitter/ @Sciencenature14

Chairman of Mahindra Group, Anand Mahindra is known for sharing inspirational content on social media which often goes viral. The industrialist recently shared an image of the Earth captured from the planet Mars and since it was shared it has been catching eyeballs all over the internet.

Taking to Twitter, Mahindra re-shared an image of Earth believed to have been captured from the planet Mars by NASA’s Curiosity rover. In the image, the Earth can be spotted as a small dot against a backdrop of gray-looking space. Interestingly, the entrepreneur found a lesson in the now-viral image that explains humility in human beings.

“If there’s one thing this photo should teach us, it’s humility,” Mahindra wrote. While the caption of Curiosity’s original post read, “This amazing photo was actually taken from Mars. Yes, the planet Mars and that little star-shaped white dot is our beloved Earth.”

Check out his post here:

So far, the post has garnered over 5,000 likes along with several comments and retweets. Many social media users were quick to react to Mahindra’s post. One user wrote: “True, but I still wonder if there will be someone like us!” Another commented, “We’re just a tiny speck in this whole universe” while one user said, “We’re just a speck of dust in this whole universe!” Many also agreed with Anand Mahindra’s statement.

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According to reports, NASA’s Curiosity rover landed on Mars on August 6, 2013. It is said to be the largest and most sophisticated rover deployed to the red planet so far to study its conditions. During its study, the Curiosity rover discovered hints of a previous environment conducive to microbial life.

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