Curiosity update: Brushing Beauly and beholding Balnakettle

2441MH0001900010901453C00_DXXXSol 2443, June 20, 2019, update by MSL scientist Abigail Fraeman: Curiosity is still parked at a tilt of a little over 23˚ to examine the outcrop on top of “Teal Ridge.” While the science team begins to pore over all the data that came down yesterday and today, we also simultaneously developed a busy plan for today that will continue our investigation of this spectacular sedimentary outcrop.

The main activities in the sol 2443 plan will be a DRT, MAHLI, and APXS observation of a finely layered target named “Beauly,” which was imaged with MAHLI on sol 2441. We will also take a MAHLI and APXS observation of a second target named “Balnakettle.” Outside of the contact science observations, Curiosity will take two change detection images of a target called “Sandyhills,” and a 10×2 stereo… [More at link]

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