Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona

 

A new Curiosity traverse map through Sol 2030 has been issued.

The map shows the route driven by NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity through the 2030 Martian day, or sol, of the rover’s mission on Mars (April 23, 2018).

The robot has just begun Sol 2032 science duties.

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 2027 to Sol 2030, Curiosity had driven a straight line distance of about 44.65 feet (13.61 meters), bringing the rover’s total odometry for the mission to 11.69 miles (18.81 kilometers).

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

New imagery from the robot shows its present surroundings.

Curiosity Mastcam Left image acquired on Sol 2030, April 23, 2018.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

Curiosity Mastcam Left photo taken on Sol 2030, April 22, 2018.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

Curiosity Front Hazcam Right B image acquired on Sol 2031, April 23, 2018.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Curiosity Navcam Left B photo taken on Sol 2030, April 23, 2018.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Curiosity Navcam Left B photo taken on Sol 2030, April 23, 2018.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

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