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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.

Public domain

This image is in the public domain. Original image data dated on or about December 11, 2012

 

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