Curiosity Mission Updates
Sol 1929-30: Aiming for pay dirtWritten by Scott Guzewich on 01.08.2018
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity acquired this image using its Left Navigation Camera (Navcams) on Sol 1928 Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
For the last several weeks, Curiosity has been hopping between areas of blue-ish toned rocks on the Vera Rubin Ridge and the results from these locations continue to become more compelling. Our next blue-toned destination has informally been called "Stop E" (the light-colored bedrock material in the depression near the top of the image) and today we had made a unanimous decision to get there as quickly as possible on the second sol of our plan, Sol 1930.
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