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Martian Dune Buggy Curiosity Adopts New Driving Mode to Save Wheels from Rough Rocks - Universe Today
Curiosity looks back eastward to ‘Dingo Gap’ sand dune inside Gale Crater After crossing over the 3 foot (1 meter) tall dune on Sol 539, Feb. 9, 2014 the rover drove westward into the ‘Moonlight Valley’. The parallel rover wheel tracks are 9 feet (2.7 meters) apart. Assembled from Sol 539 colorized navcam raw images. … Continue reading "Martian Dune Buggy Curiosity Adopts New Driving Mode to Save Wheels from Rough Rocks"