It does not matter if you're a machine on a distant planet. Sometimes you just feel compelled to play in the sand.
The NASA Curiosity Rover created this beautiful track on October 14th. The Rover can not build sandcastles, but he can use his wheels to explore the planets. [1
A Twitter user tweeted a GIF showing the wheel in action as if he intended to bury a bone at that point.
Mars fans know many behaviors of the rover, including on Twitterselfies and close-ups . The abrasion of the soil is rarer. This action is carried out "very deliberately and carefully," said Keri Bean, member of the Curiosity team
. The curiosity takes a closer look at both the disturbed soil and the sand around it. The rover will also examine the chemical composition of this location and take snapshots of its surroundings.
Rover's Aluminum Wheelsbut they withstand. This successful attrition testifies to the strength of the wheels and the ability of the Rover team to sensitively control a machine so far away on Mars.