This map shows the route driven by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity through the 1594 Martian day, or sol, of the rover's mission on Mars (January 30, 2017).

January 30, 2017

This map shows the route driven by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity through the 1594 Martian day, or sol, of the rover's mission on Mars (January 30, 2017).

Numbering of the dots along the line indicate the sol number of each drive. North is up. The scale bar is 1 kilometer (~0.62 mile). From Sol 1591 to Sol 1594, Curiosity had driven a straight line distance of about 84.39 feet (25.72 meters), bringing the rover's total odometry for the mission to 9.55 miles (15.37 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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