Curiosity update: Targeted remote sensing

NLB_533853697EDR_F0592830NCAM00207M_Sol 1538-40, December 2, 2016, update by USGS scientist Lauren Edgar: The R[over] P[ilot]s are going to take a little more time to diagnose the drill fault before we drive or use the arm again, so today’s plan is focused on targeted remote sensing.  We’re still at the “Precipice” site, assessing the composition and sedimentary structures in the Murray bedrock and carrying out some long distance observations.  Today’s plan includes a long distance ChemCam RMI mosaic to monitor linear features observed from HiRISE and another RMI mosaic to investigate the stratigraphy exposed in a… [More at link]

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