Curiosity Mission Updates
Sol 2045: Purple Coleraine, Purple ColeraineWritten by Abigail Fraeman on 05.07.2018
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity acquired this image using its Right Navigation Cameras (Navcams) on Sol 2044 Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
The drive planned on sol 2045 will take Curiosity off of Vera Rubin Ridge and back into the broken-up rocks that comprise the Blunt's Point member of the Murray formation. But don't panic Vera Rubin Ridge fans, we plan to climb back onto the ridge and head to points beyond after we get a chance to test the drill down in Blunt's Point.
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These blog updates are provided by self-selected Mars Science Laboratory mission team members who love to share what Curiosity is doing with the public.
Dates of planned rover activities described in these reports are subject to change due to a variety of factors related to the Martian environment, communication relays and rover status.