Tag Archives: Red Cliff

Curiosity: Red Cliff drive-away

Sol 2039, May 2, 2018. After shooting another Remote Micro-Imager composite of Red Cliff (below), Curiosity drove 43 meters (140 feet) to the southwest, away from the overlook which offered the view to the cliff. In the Navcam composite above … Continue reading

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Curiosity update: All eyes on Red Cliff

Sol 2039, May 1, 2018, update by MSL scientist Rachel Kronyak: Following some fantastic preliminary imaging from yestersol, today’s plan (Sol 2039) is dedicated to additional imaging of “Red Cliff” before continuing to drive toward a location where we think … Continue reading

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Curiosity: RMI looks at Red Cliff

Sol 2038, May 1, 2018. From its position on Vera Rubin Ridge, Curiosity is well positioned to use the Remote Micro-Imager (RMI) to profile a section of Red Cliff, an outcrop not far away that shows thin-bedded sedimentary layers. Below … Continue reading

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Curiosity update: Enjoying the views

Sol 2038, April 30, 2018, update by MSL scientist Rachel Kronyak: A successful drive in the weekend plan set Curiosity up nicely for a full sol of contact and remote science. The main priority during planning today was to image … Continue reading

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Curiosity: Edge of the ridge and outcrops

Sol 2036, April 29, 2018. Curiosity drove about 28 meters (92 feet) to the northwest along the ridge. In the center distance of this Navcam end-of-drive composite stand outcrop faces, targets for this week if all goes as planned. Click … Continue reading

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