Curiosity update: Leaving Murray Buttes

NRB_527820534EDR_F0580000NCAM00253M_Sol 1469, September 22, 2016, update by USGS scientist Ken Herkenhoff: MSL drove over 87 meters on Sol 1468, toward an outcrop named “Karasburg.”  The Sol 1469 plan includes another drive toward Karasburg, after ChemCam and Mastcam sample a local bedrock target named “Cacolo” and a patch of brighter material dubbed “Malembo.”  Mastcam will also acquire mosaics of the Karasburg area both before and after the drive.  Following the… [More at link]

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