Curiosity Mission Updates
Sols 2022-2024: Waternish extravaganzaWritten by Ken Herkenhoff on 04.14.2018
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity acquired this image using its Left Navigation Camera (Navcams) on Sol 2020 Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
The Sol 2020 drive completed successfully, placing the vehicle in a good position for contact science on the Waternish conglomerate. To sample the diversity of clasts in Waternish, the Sol 2022 plan includes brushing two spots, a 5-point APXS raster, and lots of MAHLI imaging. But first, ChemCam will shoot its laser at Waternish and
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