Curiosity update: No rest for the weary

NLB_557477650EDR_F0652882NCAM00353M_-br2Sol 1805-08, Setpember 5, 2017, update by MSL scientist Michelle Minitti: Perhaps this long Labor Day weekend, you will find yourself on a hike that ends with a particularly steep stretch. On such a steep trail, you will simply want to concentrate on reaching the top of your destination and not be required to perform any other tasks. Imagine, instead, you were asked to dribble a soccer ball, juggle and sing a show tune while making your last push up the hill. Now you know how Curiosity feels this weekend! In addition to simply driving up the 20 degree slopes on the flank of Vera Rubin Ridge, Curiosity will acquire an amazing variety of science observations of the ridge rocks… [More at link]

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