Mars rover prepares for the longest journey of his life




Mars rover prepares for the longest journey of his life


Mars rover “Kyuriositi” sitting on the red planet around for almost a month. was all because of the sun , whose activity some time ago there was more than usual. Because of the large flares on our luminary often have problems with communication between the rover and the station in the world, so it was decided to move the rover into hibernation. But like the sun has calmed down, and “Kyuriositi” back in the ranks. And what’s interesting, curious rover expects the biggest in his life journey.

At the moment, the team of operators rover conducts final preparations before sending the rover to Mount Sharp. Nevertheless, as there is a rover and work in the place where it is currently located. Recent data on the drilling of the Martian surface is very interested in academics, so you need additional information gathering.

After that, the rover will begin the longest journey of several kilometers on the harsh Martian surface in order to find the best area for the possibility of studying the Martian past. In NASA hopes that the road will take no more than two weeks, including drilling. Although this event may somewhat longer if the rover during its road can find something really interesting.

During his eight-kilometer “race” to Mount Sharp “Kyuriositi” will make several stops.
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