Tag Archives: Blunts Point

Curiosity update: Slippery slope

Sol 2087, June 19, 2018, update by MSL scientist Michelle Minitti: Curiosity pulled away from the “Duluth” site yesterday, but given the blocky nature of the “Blunts Point” member and the sand in between those blocks, she did not get … Continue reading

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Curiosity update: Poised

Sols 2056-58, May 21, 2018, update by MSL scientist Michelle Minitti: This weekend, Curiosity will attempt to sink the drill into the complexly-layered “Duluth” block. Before that, she will gather more data from the “Blunts Point” member rocks in front … Continue reading

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Curiosity update: Purple coleraine, purple coleraine

Sol 2045, May 7, 2018, update by MSL scientist Abigail Fraeman: The drive planned on sol 2045 will take Curiosity off of Vera Rubin Ridge and back into the broken-up rocks that comprise the Blunt’s Point member of the Murray … Continue reading

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Curiosity update: Descending Vera Rubin Ridge

Sols 2034-35, April 25, 2018, update by MSL scientist Mark Salvatore: Curiosity is continuing her march to the north and west, descending through the stratigraphic layers exposed in Vera Rubin Ridge and working her way back towards the unit known … Continue reading

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Curiosity update: A roving astronomer

Sol 1736-39, June 23, 2017, update by MSL scientists¬†Michael Battalio and Mark Salvatore: Curiosity has presented us with another beautiful workspace following a 16.6 meter drive.¬† The majority of this week’s activities were focused on imaging Vera Rubin Ridge to … Continue reading

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