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This chart illustrates comparisons among the distances driven by various wheeled vehicles on the surface of Earth's moon and Mars.
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03.24.2015

Out-of-this-World Records

This chart illustrates comparisons among the distances driven by various wheeled vehicles on the surface of Earth's moon and Mars. Of the vehicles shown, the NASA Mars rovers Opportunity and Curiosity are still active and the totals for those two are distances driven as of March 24, 2015.

Opportunity completed its first Mars marathon March 24, 2015 - 26.219 miles (42.195 kilometers) - with a finish time of roughly 11 years and two months.

Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

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