Curiosity Mission Updates
Sols 2025-2026: From Float Rocks to Suilven RippleWritten by Roger Wiens, ChemCam PI on 04.16.2018
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity acquired this image using its Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) on Sol 2023 Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS
Over the weekend Curiosity completed a 13 meter drive from some interesting float rocks including some potential breccias (see accompanying MAHLI image) to "Suilven Ripple", a sand ripple where it will characterize the grain sizes and ripple morphology. Today is a 2-sol plan with no drive.
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