Curiosity Mission Updates
Sols 2122-2123: Preparing to drill at "Ailsa Craig"Written by Rachel Kronyak on 07.25.2018
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity acquired this image using its Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) on Sol 2121 Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS
Yesterday, the science team chose a new drill target, "Ailsa Craig," and we spent the day triaging the target with our contact science instruments, DRT, MAHLI, and APXS. The image above is one of the MAHLI images that we collected after the DRT removed some of the surface dust over the drill target.
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