Curiosity update: Drilling at Lubango

NLB_514587408EDR_F0540746NCAM00207M_Sol 1320, April 22, 2016, update from USGS scientist Lauren Edgar: The contact science activities on Sol 1319 went well, and we analyzed another DRT location with MAHLI and APXS.  The drill pre-load test suggested that the Lubango block might have moved slightly, but the RPs feel comfortable to go ahead and drill in the weekend plan.

I was on duty as GSTL again today, and it’s always exciting when we get to drill a new sample on Mars.  In addition to the main drill activities, the plan includes several… [More at link]

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