Curiosity Mission Updates
Sol 1835: Limpopo, Ecca, and LucknowWritten by Roger Wiens, ChemCam PI on 10.03.2017
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity acquired this image using its Right Navigation Cameras (Navcams) on Sol 1834 Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
Curiosity's 13.8 meter drive yestersol brought the rover a few meters higher on Vera Rubin Ridge (VRR) to a bit of a plateau. From here we can see over to the clay-rich unit beyond the ridge, and we can see more of the debris fan of the outflow channel that descends from Mt. Sharp, as seen in the accompanying Navcam image.
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