Planning Curiosity's First Arm Moves on Mars


August 21, 2012

This animation depicts movements of the robotic arm of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity as commanded for Aug. 20, 2012, the first time the arm was used on Mars. The animation is derived from visualization software that rover planners use in developing the commands sent to the rover.

Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

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