Opportunity hunts ancient clays

Bristol Well calcium sulfate veinFrom A.J.S. Rayl’s blog at The Planetary Society: “At the western rim of Endeavour Crater, Opportunity spent the month of May exploring a new clayground along Murray Ridge and the Mars Exploration Rovers (MER) mission trundled into the 125th month of what was originally to be a short, 3-month tour. The veteran rover — clean as a whistle after her winter “blow-off” — pulled into the clay hunting ground during the first days of May and likely will be investigating the rocks, ripples, and veins there through…” [More at link]

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