Photo of the day ,trodden rover “Kyuriositi” for the year trail




Photo of the day | trodden rover “Kyuriositi” for the year trail

From the moment the rover “Kyuriositi” landed at Gale Crater on Mars and sent the first images of almost one year, but only now, NASA has decided to share the image on which to consider the whole long way offspring’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory on Mars prairies.

The image was made ​​multifunctional automatic interplanetary station Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter with the camera HiRISE (High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment), using a reflecting telescope with a diameter of 0.5 meters. The camera provides outstanding professionals NASA images of the Red Planet since 2006.

Mars Rover Landing “Kyuriositi” denotes two blue dots and different markings. It was from there extends trodden trail rover to Glenelg . In the picture you can also see myself rover – blue-and-white dot in the lower right of the image.

It is very difficult to get an idea of ​​the distance, which overcame the rover “Kyuriositi” from the moment of landing. NASA has said that the track width is about 3 meters.

Recall that NASA is already preparing the rover “Kyuriositi ‘successor .

The image in high resolution here .
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