Curiosity Mission Updates
Sols 2110-2112: Let the drill fest begin!Written by Lauren Edgar on 07.13.2018
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity acquired this image using its Front Hazard Avoidance Cameras (Front Hazcams) on Sol 2109 Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
Drilling on another planet is no easy feat, and each time we have the opportunity to do so on Mars feels pretty special. The focus of the weekend three-sol plan is to drill the target "Voyageurs," which is part of an outcrop that shows a high hematite signature in orbital data.
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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.