Curiosity update: ‘Checking out Garden City’

A0926ML0040730030402790E01_DXXXSol 928-929, March 16, 2015, update from USGS scientist Lauren Edgar: Over the weekend, Curiosity bumped closer to the target “Garden City” located in “Artist’s Drive.”  “Garden City” is an intriguing target because it contains a lot of really big veins, captured here in this Mastcam image from Sol 926. Today’s plan is focused on characterizing “Garden City” and getting ready for contact science on Wednesday.  The plan includes ChemCam observations on the targets “Ouray” and “Hoskinnini” to characterize the composition of the light and dark parts of the veins, as well as several Mastcam multispectral observations.  There are also several Navcam… [More at link]

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