This map shows the route driven by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity through the 1664 Martian day, or sol, of the rover's mission on Mars (April 12, 2017).

April 12, 2017

This map shows the route driven by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity through the 1664 Martian day, or sol, of the rover's mission on Mars (April 12, 2017).

Numbering of the dots along the line indicate the sol number of each drive. North is up. From Sol 1662 to Sol 1664, Curiosity had driven a straight line distance of about 4.96 feet (1.51 meters). Since touching down in Bradbury Landing in August 2012, Curiosity has driven 9.93 miles (15.98 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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