Curiosity Left B image taken on Sol 1803, September 1, 2017.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

 

NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover is now in Sol 1804 carrying out multiple scientific duties.

A new rover road map has been issued by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, showing its traverse over the landscape since landing in August 2012.

Curiosity Front Hazcam Right B image acquired on Sol 1803, September 1, 2017.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

The map through Sol 1802 shows the route driven by Curiosity.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona

 

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 1800 to Sol 1802, Curiosity has driven a straight line distance of about 47.03 feet (14.34 meters).

That movement has brought the rover’s total odometry for the mission to 10.76 miles (17.32 kilometers).

Curiosity Mastcam Left photo taken on Sol 1802, August 31, 2017.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

The base image from the map is from the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment Camera (HiRISE) in NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Curiosity Mastcam Left photo taken on Sol 1802, August 31, 2017.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

 

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