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Curiosity's future route to Mount Sharp

Curiosity's future route to Mount Sharp

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NASA / JPL-Caltech / MSSS / Seán Doran

Curiosity's future route to Mount Sharp
A view to the south from Curiosity's position on sol 2287 encompasses what the team hopes will be Curiosity's future path. In the foreground is the clay-bearing unit identified from orbit. In the middle ground is a plateau, the Greenheugh Pediment. Beyond that, the steep yardangs of Mount Sharp. Image processor Seán Doran placed a properly scaled CGI model of Curiosity into the image -- can you spot it?

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Seán Doran

Original image data dated on or about January 11, 2019

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