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Curiosity wheel survey, sol 513

Curiosity wheel survey, sol 513

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NASA / JPL / MSSS / Emily Lakdawalla

Curiosity wheel survey, sol 513
On sol 513 (January 15, 2014), Curiosity performed a series of short drives followed by MAHLI imaging of each of the wheels, to survey their condition. Here, the images have been sorted and the inter-cleat spaces numbered to make it easier to survey the locations of specific marks, tears, and punctures.

Here are detail views of each wheel.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

Original image data dated on or about January 15, 2014

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