This Saturday marked the fifth anniversary of the Curiosity rover’s mission on Mars. Since landing on Aug. 5, 2012, the little robot has been studying the geology and history of Mars. Right now, the Curiosity team is getting back to work after communication was cut off due to the position of the sun. To mark the fifth anniversary, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory put out a montage of views from Curiosity’s front left hazard avoidance camera, showing its 10.57 mile journey.
This may seem like a short distance, but Curiosity moves very slowly and often pauses to study its surroundings.
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