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Curiosity self-portrait mechanism



This animation shows how the Mars rover Curiosity is able to use its arm to photograph itself.

   

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Comment icon #1 Posted by Waspie_Dwarf on 12 December, 2012, 21:52
Arm Movement for Taking a Self-PortraitThis animation shows how the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) camera at the end of the arm of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity was positioned for taking multiple images that were later combined into a self-portrait of the rover. The animation was made using software that rover planners use to design Curiosity's movements.Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Curiosity's mission siteSource: NASA - Multimedia




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