Tag Archives: Bloodstone Hill

Curiosity update: Final call

Sol 1961-62, February 9, 2018, update by MSL scientist Rachel Kronyak: Today we planned for a weekend of activities at the same location we’ve been at all week. While we’re ready and eager to see some new terrain, we had … Continue reading

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Curiosity update: Onwards towards gray patch

Sol 1957-58, February 5, 2018, update by MSL scientist Rachel Kronyak: Over the past several months we’ve made excellent progress up and along the Vera Rubin Ridge (VRR), taking stunning mosaics and using our instrument payload to examine the local … Continue reading

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Curiosity: Bloodstone Hill

Sol 1955, February 4, 2018. Curiosity’s Remote Micro-Imager shot five frames to profile the feature dubbed Bloodstone Hill. Click the image to enlarge it. Sol 1955 raw images (from all cameras), and Curiosity‚Äôs latest location.

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Curiosity update: Groundhog Day across the solar system

Sol 1954-56, February 2, 2018, update by MSL scientist Abigail Fraeman: Every February 2nd the people of the United States and Canada observe a quirky holiday called Groundhog Day. In the US, the country turns its eyes to Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Curiosity update: Another ‘touch and go’

Sol 1952-53, February 1, 2018, update by MSL scientist Ken Herkenhoff: Along with many of my MSL colleagues, I’m attending our semi-annual science team meeting, enjoying the presentations and discussion of recent results and plans for the future. Meanwhile, today’s … Continue reading

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