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Curiosity update: False alarm!

Sols 2143-44, August 16, 2018, update by MSL scientist Brittney Cooper: The planning day began with an interesting result from the previous plan’s ChemCam RMI analysis of a target that was referred to as “Pettegrove Point Foreign Object Debris” (PPFOD), … Continue reading

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Curiosity update: Taking a closer look at the Stoer sample

Sols 2141-42, August 13, 2018, update by MSL scientist Ashley Stroupe: In today’s plan, Curiosity begins analysis of the long-awaited Pettegrove Point drill sample at the “Stoer” target, which was successfully collected last week (and I had the pleasure of … Continue reading

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Curiosity update: Success at Pettegrove Point!

Sols 2138-40, August 13, 2018, update by MSL scientist Catherine O’Connell-Cooper: On our third attempt at drilling within the Pettegrove Point member on the Vera Rubin Ridge, we have success! Curiosity has successfully drilled, and generated a pile of drill … Continue reading

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Curiosity update: Try, try, and try again

Sols 2136-37, August 8, 2018, update by MSL scientist Sarah Lamm: After two sols of analyzing our intended drill site in the Pettegrove Point member, we began plans to drill the target “Stoer.” Stoer has had Mastcam images, MAHLI images, … Continue reading

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