This map shows the route driven by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity through the 997 Martian day, or sol, of the rover's mission on Mars (May, 27, 2015).

May 27, 2015

This map shows the route driven by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity through the 997 Martian day, or sol, of the rover's mission on Mars (May, 27, 2015).

Numbering of the dots along the line indicate the sol number of each drive. North is up. From Sol 996 to Sol 997, Curiosity had driven a straight line distance of about 8.43 feet (2.57 meters).

The base image from the map is from the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment Camera (HiRISE) in NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Credit

NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona

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