Curiosity Mission Updates
Sol 2138-2140: Success at Pettegrove Point!Written by Catherine O'Connell-Cooper on 08.13.2018
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity acquired this image using its Chemistry & Camera (ChemCam) on Sol 2136 Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/LANL
On our third attempt at drilling within the Pettegrove Point member on the Vera Rubin Ridge, we have success! Curiosity has successfully drilled, and generated a pile of drill tailings.
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