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Curiosity's arm in the air, sol 915

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Curiosity's arm in the air, sol 915 This Navcam image shows the position in which the rover held its arm for several days after a transient short circuit triggered onboard fault-protection programming to halt arm activities on sol 911 (February 27, 2015). The rover team chose to hold the arm in the same position for several days of tests to diagnose the underlying cause of the Sol 911 event. Observations with instruments on the rover's mast continued during this period. The Navcam took this image on March 4, 2015, during Sol 915.


Original image data dated on or about March 4, 2015.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.


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