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Curiosity's left front wheel, sol 411

Curiosity's left front wheel, sol 411

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NASA / JPL / MSSS

Curiosity's left front wheel, sol 411
Curiosity took this photo of its left front wheel on sol 411 (October 2, 2013). A hole in the wheel is visible. Holes in the wheels are not a concern for the Curiosity mission; such wear and tear is expected, especially in the thinnest areas of the wheels between the treads.

Here is a zoom view of the tear:

Detail view of Curiosity's left front wheel, sol 411 (October 2, 2013)

NASA / JPL / MSSS

Detail view of Curiosity's left front wheel, sol 411 (October 2, 2013)

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Original image data dated on or about October 2, 2013

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