Curiosity update: Remote sensing, CheMin analysis

FRB_510235306EDR_F0530636FHAZ00323M_Sol 1271-72, March 2, 2016, update from USGS scientist Lauren Edgar: Today’s 2-sol plan is focused on targeted remote sensing, imaging to prepare for contact science, and CheMin analysis of the Gobabeb #6 sample.  We’re in a great position on the east side of the Naukluft Plateau, and we’re trying to understand the local stratigraphy and diagenetic features.   The first sol includes ChemCam and Mastcam observations of the targets “Uniab” and “Tumas,” followed by imaging of the area in front of the rover to… [More at link]

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