Curiosity update: Preparing to drill

FRB_533587517EDR_F0592830FHAZ00206M_Sol 1534, November 28, 2016, update by USGS scientist Lauren Edgar: Curiosity had a productive Thanksgiving weekend and now we are getting ready to drill at “Precipice.”  Sol 1534 begins with MAHLI imaging of the post-sieve dump pile from the previous drill sample (“Sebina”).  Then we have a short science block to acquire a ChemCam passive observation and a Mastcam multispectral observation of the dump pile.  In the afternoon the plan includes a CHIMRA “thwack” activity… [More at link]

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