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Curiosity wheel survey, sol 1046

Filed under pretty pictures, pics of spacecraft in space, amateur image processing, Mars, Curiosity (Mars Science Laboratory)

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Curiosity wheel survey, sol 1046 Curiosity performed a complete five-position survey of all wheels on sol 1046 with the MAHLI camera on the end of the arm. The damage to the wheels has changed only slightly since sol 708.

NASA / JPL / MSSS / Emily Lakdawalla

Here is a detailed look at the progression of damage to the left-middle wheel.

Survey of the damage to Curiosity's left-middle wheel through sol 1046

NASA / JPL / MSSS / Emily Lakdawalla

Survey of the damage to Curiosity's left-middle wheel through sol 1046

Original image data dated on or about July 16, 2015.

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