Curiosity update: ‘Approaching Alexander Hills’

NRB_467371144EDR_F0440190NCAM00290M_Sol 789-791, October 24, 2014, update from USGS Scientist Lauren Edgar: “It was another fun day of operations as we planned Curiosity’s continued investigation of the Pahrump Hills… The drive on Sol 787 placed Curiosity approximately 18 m from the Gilbert Peak outcrop, and 8 m from what is now named the “Alexander Hills” outcrop.  This Navcam image from Sol 787 shows the Alexander Hills as a small cliff in the middle of the frame, and the Gilbert Peak outcrop as the thin dark beds a little higher up on the hill…. [More at link]

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