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Curiosity update: Dusty skies

Sol 2086, June 20, 2018, update by MSL scientist Scott Guzewich:  The dust storm that is challenging Opportunity closed in on Gale Crater over the weekend with a substantial increase in dust levels. The storm is no threat to nuclear-powered Curiosity … Continue reading

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Curiosity update: Triple delivery for CheMin

Sols 2068-69, May 31, 2018, update by MSL scientist Claire Newman: We’re looking forward to analyzing some great drill samples from the “Duluth” rock target in Curiosity’s Chemistry and Mineralogy instrument, CheMin. However, previous tests on Mars and the first … Continue reading

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