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

NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover is now performing Sol 2744 tasks.

A just issued Curiosity traverse map shows the route driven by NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity through the 2742 Martian day, or sol, of the rover’s mission on Mars (April 24, 2020).

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 2734 to Sol 2742, Curiosity had driven a straight line distance of about 140.12 feet (42.71 meters), bringing the rover’s total odometry for the mission to 13.7 miles (22.05 kilometers).

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

Meanwhile, recently relayed imagery shows the robot’s surrounding scenery:

Curiosity Left B Navigation Camera image acquired on Sol 2743, April 24, 2020.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Curiosity Left B Navigation Camera image acquired on Sol 2743, April 24, 2020.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Curiosity Left B Navigation Camera image acquired on Sol 2743, April 24, 2020.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Curiosity Left B Navigation Camera image acquired on Sol 2743, April 24, 2020.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Curiosity Left B Navigation Camera image acquired on Sol 2743, April 24, 2020.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Curiosity Chemistry & Camera Remote Micro-Imager (RMI) photo taken on Sol 2743, April 24, 2020.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/LANL


Curiosity Chemistry & Camera Remote Micro-Imager (RMI) telescope photo acquired on Sol 2742 April 23, 2020.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/LANL

Curiosity Mast Camera Right photo taken on Sol 2742, April 23, 2020.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

Curiosity Mast Camera Right photo taken on Sol 2742, April 23, 2020.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

Curiosity Mars Hand Lens Imager photo produced on Sol 2742, April 23, 2020.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

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