Curiosity Mission Updates
Sol 2019: The workspace that just keeps givingWritten by Lauren Edgar on 04.11.2018
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity acquired this image using its Mast Camera (Mastcam) on Sol 2017 Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS
For the past few sols Curiosity has been exploring a diverse assemblage of cobbles and boulders on Vera Rubin Ridge, trying to understand how this blocky deposit came to be, and what the variety of rock types can tell us about geologic processes in Gale crater. We've been really excited by the diversity of rock types, as seen in the above Mastcam image. The team decided to stay for one more full day of contact science before driving away in tomorrow's plan.
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These blog updates are provided by self-selected Mars Science Laboratory mission team members who love to share what Curiosity is doing with the public.
Dates of planned rover activities described in these reports are subject to change due to a variety of factors related to the Martian environment, communication relays and rover status.