This map shows the route driven by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity through the 1717 Martian day, or sol, of the rover's mission on Mars (June 05, 2017).

June 5, 2017

This map shows the route driven by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity through the 1717 Martian day, or sol, of the rover's mission on Mars (June 05, 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 1712 to Sol 1717, Curiosity had driven a straight line distance of about 85.55 feet (26.08 meters), bringing the rover's total odometry for the mission to 10.29 miles (16.57 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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