Curiosity update: New MAHLI selfie

2081MH0007470000801978R00_DXXX-br2Sol 2082, June 14, 2018, update by MSL scientist Ken Herkenhoff: The investigation of the Duluth drill hole is going well, and is expected to continue on Sol 2082. First, MAHLI will take a picture of the drill tailings to look for an imprint of the APXS contact sensor, then will acquire another rover “selfie.” The major dust storm that caused the solar-powered Opportunity rover, on the other side of Mars, to shut down has somewhat darkened the skies over Gale Crater, but is not expected to seriously affect MSL operations. Still, there is great interest in the environmental effects of the dust storm, so the Sol 2082 plan includes more Navcam and Mastcam… [More at link]

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