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Curiosity: Scoping Greenheugh

Sol 2304, January 29, 2019. Curiosity used its Remote Micro-Imager to scope out a distant butte dubbed Greenheugh. Note the layers of sedimentary rocks. Click the image to enlarge it. Sol 2304 raw images (from all cameras).

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Curiosity update: In the clay unit

Sols 2304-05, January 29, 2019, update by MSL scientist Christopher Edwards: Today’s plan found Curiosity solidly in new territory and the view couldn’t be more different than the patchy bedrock of the Vera Rubin Ridge. The workspace for the next … Continue reading

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Curiosity update: Starting the wrap-up at Rock Hall

Sols 2286-87, January 10, 2019, update by MSL scientist Catherine O’Connell-Cooper: Our onboard instruments SAM (Sample Analysis at Mars) and CheMin (Chemistry and Mineralogy) have come to the end of their investigation of the Rock Hall target, likely to be … Continue reading

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Curiosity update: No turkey, but many side dishes

Sol 2236-39, November 19, 2018, update by MSL scientist Fred Calef: Curiosity is planning a smorgasbord of science over the next few days as it awaits results from digesting the “Highfield” drill target material. We’ll continue change detection observations including … Continue reading

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Curiosity update: The workspace that just keeps giving

Sol 2019, April 11, 2018, update by MSL scientist Lauren Edgar: For the past few sols Curiosity has been exploring a diverse assemblage of cobbles and boulders on Vera Rubin Ridge, trying to understand how this blocky deposit came to … Continue reading

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