Curiosity update: ‘Driving to Whale Rock’

mars-curiosity-rover-water-loose-bed-layer-whale-rocksSol 835-836, December 10, 2014, update from USGS Scientist Lauren Edgar: “After a successful investigation of the Chinle outcrop, Curiosity is ready to move on to the Whale Rock outcrop.  Today we are planning two sols, and on the first sol we’ll finish up a few last targeted observations at Chinle.  The plan includes a ChemCam passive observation of the target Goldstone (“passive” means that we don’t fire the laser, we just passively collect the spectrum of the target), along with a Mastcam image to document the target…” [More at link]

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