Curiosity update: Time to drill

FLB_527107895EDR_F0572798FHAZ00337M_Sol 1461, September 14, 2016, update by USGS scientist Lauren Edgar: It’s always an exciting day on Mars when you prepare to drill another sample – an engineering feat that we’ve become so accustomed to that I sometimes forget how impressive this really is!  Today’s plan just looks like a “typical” drill sol.  First we’ll image the intended drill target with MAHLI, then we’ll do a full drill of the target “Quela”, followed by more documentation… [More at link]

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