This map shows the route driven by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity through the 1636 Martian day, or sol, of the rover's mission on Mars (March 14, 2017).

This map shows the route driven by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity through the 1636 Martian day, or sol, of the rover's mission on Mars (March 14, 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 1635 to Sol 1636, Curiosity had driven a straight line distance of about 14.41 feet (4.39 meters), bringing the rover's total odometry for the mission to 9.79 miles (15.76 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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