Curiosity update: Clear sailing

NLB_517519027EDR_F0541778NCAM00282M_Sol 1353-54, May 26, 2016, update from USGS scientist Ken Herkenhoff: The Sol 1352 post-drive imaging shows that, while there are sandy ripples ahead, there are enough rocky patches that the rover should not have any problem driving toward the southwest.  This is what we were hoping, so we are planning to drive in that direction on Sol 1353.  But first, Mastcam will acquire stereo mosaics of the Murray-Stimson contact and a couple areas toward the west with nodular features.  After the drive, ChemCam will… [More at link]

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