Tag Archives: Waternish

Curiosity update: Waternish extravaganza

Sols 2022-24, April 14, 2018, update by MSL scientist Ken Herkenhoff: The Sol 2020 drive completed successfully, placing the vehicle in a good position for contact science on the Waternish conglomerate. To sample the diversity of clasts in Waternish, the … Continue reading

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Curiosity update: Leaving Bressay

Sols 2020-21, April 12, 2018, update by MSL scientist Ken Herkenhoff: The top science priority for this plan is to acquire all of the data needed to adequately characterize the rocks at the current location before driving away. So the … Continue reading

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Curiosity update: Something new and different

Sol 2014, April 5, 2018, update by MSL scientist Lauren Edgar: For much of the last year, Curiosity has been exploring fine-grained rocks along Vera Rubin Ridge, and investigating red and gray color variations. Recently, something else caught our eye: … Continue reading

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