This map shows the route driven by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity through the 1433 Martian day, or sol, of the rover's mission on Mars (August, 17, 2016).

August 17, 2016

This map shows the route driven by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity through the 1433 Martian day, or sol, of the rover's mission on Mars (August, 17, 2016).

Numbering of the dots along the line indicate the sol number of each drive. North is up. From Sol 1432 to Sol 1433, Curiosity had driven a straight line distance of about 171.93 feet (52.40 meters). Since touching down in Bradbury Landing in August 2012, Curiosity has driven 8.57 miles (13.78 kilometers).

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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