Curiosity Mission Updates
Sol 1861-1862: The Curse of Vera Rubin Ridge Strikes AgainWritten by Ryan Anderson on 10.30.2017
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity acquired this image using its Right Navigation Cameras (Navcams) on Sol 1860 Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
We are starting to suspect that Vera Rubin Ridge might be cursed. After the challenges we faced last week, we were hoping for a successful weekend plan but alas, it was not to be. Over the weekend Curiosity's arm didn't heat up as much as it was supposed to, so the arm activity failed and most of the weekend plan was lost. So today the name of the game is to try again!
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