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Opportunity: Reshoot on Mesilla

Sol 4900 (!), November 5, 2017. To understand what caused the striations on the target dubbed Mesilla, Opportunity’s science team took advantage of the rover being parked at La Bajada to reshoot the rock with the Microscopic Imager. Once again, … Continue reading

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Opportunity: Closeup on Mesilla rock texture

Sol 4895, October 31, 2017. Rover scientists commanded the Microscopic Imager to shoot six frames on a grooved rock dubbed Mesilla at the La Bajada site, as they seek to find out what made the grooves. Wind? Water? Unclear as … Continue reading

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