Mars MSL Curiosity’s Travel Map Through Sol 365

MSL year 1 travelThis map shows the route driven by NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity through the 365 Martian day, or sol, of the rover’s mission on Mars (August 16, 2013).

Numbering of the dots along the line indicate the sol number of each drive. North is up. The scale bar is 200 meters (656 feet). From Sol 363 to Sol 365, Curiosity had driven a straight line distance of about 84.94 feet (25.89 meters).

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

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

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