This map shows the route driven by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity through the 1809 Martian day, or sol, of the rover's mission on Mars (September 08, 2017).

September 8, 2017

This map shows the route driven by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity through the 1809 Martian day, or sol, of the rover's mission on Mars (September 08, 2017).

Numbering of the dots along the line indicate the sol number of each drive. North is up. From Sol 1807 to Sol 1809, Curiosity had driven a straight line distance of about 28.90 feet (8.81 meters). Since touching down in Bradbury Landing in August 2012, Curiosity has driven 10.79 miles (17.36 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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