Does This NASA Photo Show a ‘Portal’ and ‘Wall’ on Mars?


A photograph captured by NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover on May 7, 2022, showed a “portal and a wall nearby that looks artificial.”



While the image in question was an authentic photo captured by a camera aboard the NASA Curiosity rover on May 7, 2022, the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory told Snopes that, what some social media users interpreted to be a “portal and a wall,” was actually a rock crevice on the red planet.

This image was taken by Mast Camera (Mastcam) onboard NASA's Mars rover Curiosity on Sol 3466 (2022-05-07 07:58:16 UTC). Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSSPhoto: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

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