Satellite sees Curiosity driving around on Mars




ASA has put a picture online where Curiosity is shown. The Mars-cart can be seen from above while driving around on the surface of the planet. It shows how Curiosity drives through a valley on the way to Mount Sharp.

The conscious image is on the website see , but Curiosity is difficult to recognize. Only when playing the big picture is the scoop to see should reflect the Mars rover slightly. Although it takes some empathy is good to see how the trolley runs on the rugged terrain through a valley surrounded by hills or mountains.

Curiosity is heading to Mount Sharp, a mountain of 5.5km counted high from the valley. Trolley still moving, but it’s not like the dust from flying there: in the time on Mars Curiosity drives around, yet it has only covered 10km. Mount Sharp must be investigated climate on the red planet.

The picture is on 8 April by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, a satellite in orbit around Mars and camera equipment on board. The satellite has already made ​​a lot of pictures that are worth watching: that is on this website.


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