Curiosity update: ‘Sample transfer to SAM’

0889MH0002270000302745R00_DXXXSol 891-893, February 6, 2015, update from USGS Scientist Lauren Edgar: The three-sol plan will keep Curiosity very busy this weekend.  The main activities in this plan include dropping off part of the Mojave2 drill sample to the SAM instrument, and some remote sensing activities with Mastcam, ChemCam and Navcam.  The samples that we’re dropping off to SAM can be thought of as “doggie bags” because we’ll take the sample with us for analysis at a later time.  The first sol of the weekend plan also includes several atmospheric monitoring activities with Navcam and Mastcam… [More at link]

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