This engineering drawing shows the arm on NASA's Curiosity's rover in its 'ready-for-action' position, or ''ready out' as engineers say, in addition to the position it assumes to drop off samples.
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Flexing Curiosity's Arm

This engineering drawing shows the arm on NASA's Curiosity's rover in its "ready-for-action" position, or "ready out" as engineers say, in addition to the position it assumes to drop off samples.

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ID#:
PIA16147

Date added:
2012-09-06

Target:
Mars

Mission:
Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)

Spacecraft:
Curiosity

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Image credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech