Sol 2374, April 11, 2019, update by MSL scientist Rachel Kronyak: This week’s drill activities have been very power-intensive for Curiosity. So we’ll spend today, Sol 2374, catching up on some remote science observations while waiting for data from yesterday’s CheMin run to arrive.
We’ll kick off our first science block with a Mastcam dust devil movie and a multispectral observation of a nearby potential meteorite target, “Lumphanan.” Lumphanan is visible in the center of the Mastcam image above. Next, we’ll use ChemCam to analyze our “Aberlady” drill hole for a second time, following up on an initial analysis on Sol 2372. After ChemCam, Mastcam will take 3 images of… [More at link]