One of the most recent images captured by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Curiosity rover on Mars shows an unusual structure in the rocks that looks like a carefully carved doorway nestled on the Red Planet. Many netizens are puzzled by the photograph, claiming it is a hidden alien entrance.
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The image was captured on a geological feature known as the Greenheugh Pediment, by the Curiosity rover on May 7 and shared on Reddit by NASA on Wednesday.
Although NASA has yet to comment on the image, publications including The Independent have said the strange rock formation may be the product of natural stress fracture caused by seismic activity.
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“Hmm looks like they just had a little rain on Sol 3466,” one user commented on the shared post.
Others wondered if there could be water in the image. “There is water on the right side of the picture or am I wrong,” a second user commented.
The largest tremor ever recorded on Mars happened on May 4 this year, and scientists are still trying to figure out where it happened and what caused it.
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NASA has released some very bizarre and fascinating images of Mars in recent years, which include ice-filled craters, strange chevron-shaped rock formations, hollowed-out mountains and much more.