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Curiosity update: Capturing Deimos!

Sols 2349-51, March 18, 2019, update by MSL scientist Catherine O’Connell-Cooper: The Curiosity Operations team planned a 3-sol plan today, with lots of activities for both the Environmental (ENV) and Geology (GEO) theme groups. Top priority for ENV and Mastcam … Continue reading

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Curiosity: Checking out Muir of Ord

Sol 2350, March 17, 2019. It was St. Patrick’s Day on Earth, but Curiosity was squaring up to a rock named for a Scottish Highlands village. As the science team planned, Curiosity was moved a few meters to get a … Continue reading

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Curiosity: What’s in front, what’s behind

Sol 2346, March 13, 2019. Front and rear views from the right-side Hazcams show the immediate surroundings of Curiosity. (Click either image to enlarge it.) The rear view gives a slightly different perspective on the layered rock dubbed Muir of … Continue reading

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Curiosity update: And objects in the rear-view mirror may appear…interesting!

Sol 2340, March 6, 2019, update by MSL scientist Susanne Schwenzer: In the current plan, we start with a dust devil survey to look for them while they are still in season. This is followed by a ChemCam investigation “Schiehallion” … Continue reading

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