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Curiosity update: It’s all about the details

Sol 1938-39, January 18, 2018, update by MSL scientist Lauren Edgar: Today’s two-sol plan will wrap up activities at Vera Rubin Ridge location “e.” When we assessed the downlink data this morning, we were excited to see that ChemCam did … Continue reading

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Curiosity update: Taking a closer look

Sol 1937, January 16, 2018, update by MSL scientist Rachel Kronyak: Today we’re continuing our science activities at the Vera Rubin Ridge (VRR) location “e.” It certainly seems that “e” should stand for “exciting,” as we’ve collected quite a rich … Continue reading

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Curiosity update: Science at location “e” of the Vera Rubin Ridge campaign

Sol 1934-36, January 15, 2018, update by MSL scientist Christopher Edwards: What’s in a name? From its rather innocuous sounding informal site name, you might not guess that location “e” would generate such excitement in the science team. The first … Continue reading

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Curiosity update: Image overload!

Sol 1931-33, January 11, 2018, update by MSL scientist Mark Salvatore:┬áCuriosity has made it to “Region e” of the Vera Rubin Ridge (VRR) campaign. This location is a slight depression with exposed fractured bedrock that appears more “blue” from orbit … Continue reading

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Curiosity: Parked at Region E

Sol 1930, January 10, 2018. Curiosity has driven over to the exposure of fractured bedrock dubbed Stop E or Region E, which appears from orbital imaging to be “bluer” than the average for the ridge rocks. The Navcam composite views … Continue reading

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Curiosity update: Aiming for pay dirt

Sol 1929-30, January 8, 2018, update by MSL scientist Scott Guzewich: For the last several weeks, Curiosity has been hopping between areas of bluish toned rocks on the Vera Rubin Ridge and the results from these locations continue to become … Continue reading

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