The Curiosity rover sent this curious image from the Red Planet .
Space exploration surprises us from time to time with unusual images.
That is the case with a photo taken by the Curiosity rover on Mars that appears to show a door.
The image “Sol 3466: Mast Camera (Mastcam)” was released by NASA and shows what appears to be a perfectly carved doorway for inhabitants of Mars, worthy of science fiction.
Reality on Mars is more boring
The curious formation on Mars captured by Curiosity appears to actually be a shear fracture, as several Reddit users have pointed out.
This can happen due to the tension that some rock suffers or due to seismic movements, which are quite common on Mars .
A panoramic photo shows other similar areas around “the gate”.