Curiosity Mission Updates
Sol 2373: To sample or not to sample? That is the question.Written by Fred Calef on 04.10.2019
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity acquired this image using its Mast Camera (Mastcam) on Sol 2372 Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS
Mastcam view of the sample that was dropped off on the SAM inlet cover on the right-hand side of this image, to characterize portion size delivered by the drill. Although the cover looks quite "dirty," the difference in images taken before and after drop off reveals that only a very small portion of Aberlady material was dropped onto the inlet cover.
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