This map shows the route driven by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity through the 1812 Martian day, or sol, of the rover's mission on Mars (September 11, 2017).

This map shows the route driven by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity through the 1812 Martian day, or sol, of the rover's mission on Mars (September 11, 2017).

Numbering of the dots along the line indicate the sol number of each drive. North is up. From Sol 1809 to Sol 1812, Curiosity had driven a straight line distance of about 279.73 feet (85.26 meters). Since touching down in Bradbury Landing in August 2012, Curiosity has driven 10.79 miles (17.37 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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