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Curiosity's left front wheel, sol 411

Curiosity's left front wheel, sol 411
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. NASA / JPL / MSSS

Here is a zoom view of the tear:

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

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