Curiosity update: ‘Comet Siding Spring’

0780ML0034040010400300E01_DXXX-br2Sol 785-786, October 20, 2014, update from USGS Scientist Lauren Edgar: “Over the weekend, a number of Mars spacecraft observed a rare encounter with Comet Siding Spring. Curiosity successfully observed the comet with Mastcam, Navcam and ChemCam RMI.  Today we’re planning two sols during which Curiosity will drive closer to the rock outcrop “Book Cliffs,” and perform some remote sensing… [More at link]

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