Curiosity update: Drilling Oudam

NLB_518230185EDR_F0542280NCAM00286M_Sol 1361-63, June 3, 2016, update from USGS scientist Ken Herkenhoff: The MSL Rover Planners have all the data they need to drill (no “mini-drill” required), so the plan for this weekend focuses on drilling into the Oudam bedrock target.  The full drill is scheduled for Sol 1361, followed by MAHLI and Mastcam images of the new hole.  The rover will then rest until Sol 1362, when the drill sample will be transferred to the scoop for Mastcam imaging and sieved.  A fine-grained (<0.15 mm) portion of the sample then will.. [More at link]

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