Curiosity update: No touch, just Go!

NLB_522674200EDR_F0560462NCAM00266M_Sol 1412-13, July 25, 2016, update from USGS scientist Ken Herkenhoff: MSL is making good progress, driving almost 68 meters last weekend.  We had the option of taking some MAHLI images on Sol 1412, but decided to maximize the drive distance instead.  Before the drive, ChemCam and Mastcam will observe bedrock targets “Jamba” and “Huambo” and the Right Mastcam will acquire a 3-image mosaic of a small depression called “Mungo.”  After acquiring the post-drive imaging needed to plan future… [More at link]

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