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Animation of Curiosity Rover's Arm Movements for Taking a Self-Portrait
Filed under pretty pictures, spacecraft, Curiosity (Mars Science Laboratory), art, animation
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.
This image is in the public domain.
Original image data dated on or about December 11, 2012
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