This map shows the route driven by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity through the 1799 Martian day, or sol, of the rover's mission on Mars (August 28, 2017).

This map shows the route driven by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity through the 1799 Martian day, or sol, of the rover's mission on Mars (August 28, 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 1796 to Sol 1799, Curiosity had driven a straight line distance of about 61.09 feet (18.62 meters), bringing the rover's total odometry for the mission to 10.74 miles (17.28 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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