Curiosity Mission Updates
Sols 2260-2262: Go for Drill on the red Jura!Written by Catherine O'Connell-Cooper on 12.17.2018
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity acquired this image using its Front Hazard Avoidance Cameras (Front Hazcams) on Sol 2259 Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
In our last plan, we carried out triage activities on the red Jura target, "Rock Hall," including APXS of the target to determine composition, and engineering tests to assess the stability of the rock and its hardness, both of which would affect our ability to drill.
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