Tag Archives: RMI

Curiosity: Profiling an finely layered outcrop

Sol 1890, November 30, 2017. Rover scientists commanded the Remote Micro-Imager’s long-range eye to take a 10-frame profile along the edge of a finely layered outcrop, possibly an alluvial fan-like deposit. Click the image to enlarge it. Sol 1890 raw … Continue reading

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Curiosity: Taking a long view at layers in Mt. Sharp

Sol 1888, November 27, 2017. The Remote Micro-Imager has taken a 10-frame scan of the layering visible in part of Mt. Sharp.  Click the image to enlarge it. Sol 1888 raw images (from all cameras), and Curiosity’s latest location.

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Curiosity: RMI scouts an outcrop

Sol 1868, November 7, 2017. Ten frames taken by the Remote Micro-Imager (RMI) profile an outcrop on Vera Rubin Ridge. Note that the rocks show both thin layers and larger-scale ones. Click the image to enlarge it. Sol 1868 raw … Continue reading

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Curiosity: Shooting and driving

Sol 1795-96, August 24-25, 2017. On Sol 1795, Curiosity used the Remote-Micro-Imager to shoot a 10-frame profile of the thin sedimentary layers on top of Vera Rubin Ridge before the rover drove some 26 meters (85 feet) toward the southeast. … Continue reading

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Curiosity: Lots of layers in Vera Rubin Ridge

Sol 1745, July 4, 2017: Two 10-frame mosaics with the Remote Micro-Imager show the fine layering and details of two sections of Vera Rubin Ridge. Click either image to enlarge it. Sol 1745 raw images (from all cameras), and Curiosity’s … Continue reading

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Curiosity: RMI scopes out part of the ridge

Sol 1734, June 22, 2017. To make a mosaic that measures 10 frames wide by two high, the Curiosity’s Remote Micro-Imager shot 20 frames profiling one part of Vera Rubin Ridge. The mission control directed the rover to drive 16 … Continue reading

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Curiosity: Cracked rock

Sol 1555, December 20, 2016. The Remote Micro-Imager  took aim at a rock target showing a tile-like pattern of cracks that appear to be partly filled with minerals, likely deposited by water. The right side of the four-frame composite shows … Continue reading

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Curiosity: Ireson Hill, in full-width profile

Sols 1539 and 1548, December 4 and 13, 2016. On Sol 1539 (December 4), Curiosity’s Remote Micro-Imager (RMI) shot a five-frame composite of the small butte called Ireson Hill, but the frames didn’t cover the butte’s full width. On Sol … Continue reading

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Curiosity: Long view to a small hill

Sol 1534, November 29, 2016. Five Remote Micro-Imager (RMI) frames shot a composite image of a small hill far off to the southeast of Curiosity’s position. Click to enlarge it. Sol 1534 raw images (from all cameras), and Curiosity’s latest … Continue reading

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Curiosity: RMI on a layered rockfall

Sol 1459, September 13, 2016. A Remote Micro-Imager (RMI) composite examines a layered rock at Quela, probably fallen off the Murray Butte standing near the rover’s current position. Click the image to enlarge it. Sol 1459 raw images (from all … Continue reading

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