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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Animation of Curiosity Rover's Arm Movements for Taking a Self-Portrait

Filed under pretty pictures, spacecraft, Curiosity (Mars Science Laboratory), art, animation

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This animation shows how the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) camera on NASA's Mars rover Curiosity was positioned for taking multiple images that were combined into a self-portrait.

NASA / JPL

You can download the video here.

Original image data dated on or about December 11, 2012.

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

 

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