Curiosity update: Approaching Naukluft Plateau

NRB_509977259EDR_F0530372NCAM00294M_Sol 1269-70, March 1, 2016, update from USGS scientist Lauren Edgar: Here is Monday’s blog post (can we blame the delay on leap day?).  Curiosity is currently making her way toward the Naukluft Plateau, and Monday’s plan was full of driving and remote sensing.  On the first sol, Curiosity will acquire ChemCam and Mastcam observations of the target “Swartpunt.”  Then we’ll drive toward the Naukluft Plateau, and acquire post-drive imaging to prepare for future targeting and document the Murray formation… [More at link]

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