Curiosity update: Leaving Old Soaker

1568MR0079900010800216E01_DXXXSol 1571, January 5, 2017, update by USGS scientist Ken Herkenhoff: The investigation of Old Soaker continues to go well, so we’re planning to drive away on Sol 1571. But first, ChemCam and Right Mastcam will observe darker bedrock patches named “Gilley Field” and “Fresh Meadow” and a dark clast called “North Bubble.” Mastcam will also acquire a multispectral set of images of a dark spherule dubbed “Greening Island” before the drive. After the drive, the arm will be unstowed to allow Navcam and Left Mastcam to take pictures of the area in front of the… [More at link]

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