Curiosity update: Investigating Dorr Mountain

NLB_537228582EDR_F0600180NCAM00375M_Sol 1575, January 9, 2017, update by USGS scientist Ken Herkenhoff: After a 25-meter drive on Sol 1574, MSL again has bedrock exposed in her arm workspace.  To balance desires to sample the composition of the rocks along the traverse and to make good progress toward the south, contact science and another drive are both planned for Sol 1575.  First, MAHLI will acquire a full suite of images of a knobbly bedrock target named “Dorr Mountain.”  Then the arm will be stowed to allow ChemCam to observe the same target and for dust devils before the… [More at link]

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