Tag Archives: Oak Hill

Curiosity: Mountain vista

Sol 1568, January 3, 2017. Three Navcam frames looking southwest show Mt. Sharp and two small buttes, Oak Hill to the left and Ireson Hill to the right, with the instrument arm’s head in front. (The vista is similar to … Continue reading

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Curiosity: Buttes & Mt. Sharp

Sol 1552, December 17, 2016. Over the weekend, Curiosity’s Navcam took a three-frame composite showing the scene that lies ahead of the rover. The small, dark-topped butte on the left is Oak Hill, the larger butte to the right of … Continue reading

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Curiosity: Oak Hill butte

Sol 1548, December 13, 2016. With Curiosity parked at Precipice while the drill undergoes more diagnosis and testing, the Mastcam, using its 100mm telephoto lens, snapped a picture of a small butte named Oak Hill. This feature lies about 1 … Continue reading

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Curiosity update: Still at Precipice

Sol 1548-49, December 12, 2016, update by USGS scientist Ryan Anderson:¬†Unfortunately, one of the drill diagnostics early in the plan indicated a problem, which prevented most of the other activities for the weekend (including the arm motion and drive) from … Continue reading

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