This map shows the route driven by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity through the 1056 Martian day, or sol, of the rover's mission on Mars (July, 27, 2015).

July 27, 2015

This map shows the route driven by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity through the 1056 Martian day, or sol, of the rover's mission on Mars (July, 27, 2015).

Numbering of the dots along the line indicate the sol number of each drive. North is up. From Sol 1053 to Sol 1056, Curiosity had driven a straight line distance of about 2.30 feet (0.70 meters).

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/University of Arizona

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