Here is a rover's eye view of driving, scooping and drilling during Curiosity's first year on Mars, August 2012 through July 2013 taken by NASA's Mars rover's Navigation Camera (Navcam).
Add image to your album
Email this page Post this page to your Facebook wall Tweet this page

Twelve Months in Two Minutes; Curiosity's First Year on Mars

Click here for larger version of PIA17084
Click on the image for the animation

Here is a rover's eye view of driving, scooping and drilling during Curiosity's first year on Mars, August 2012 through July 2013. This animation combines 556 frames taken by NASA's Mars rover's Hazard-Avoidance camera (Hazcam).

JPL, a division of the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, manages the Mars Science Laboratory Project for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington. JPL designed and built the project's Curiosity rover.

For more about NASA's Curiosity mission, visit: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/msl, http://www.nasa.gov/mars, and http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl.

Image details

ID#:
PIA17084

Date added:
2013-08-01

Target:
Mars

Mission:
Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)

Spacecraft:
Curiosity

Instruments:
Hazard Avoidance Camera (MSL)

Rating:



Views:
1,688

Full-Res TIFF:
PIA17084.tif (0.51 MB)

Full-Res JPG:
PIA17084.jpg (0.05 MB)

Image credit:
NASA/JPL-Caltech