Skip to comments.Curiosity Pulls into Kimberly and Spies Curvy Terrain For Drilling Action
Posted on 03/23/2014 9:37:20 PM PDT by BenLurkin
The six wheeled Martian dune buggy drove into the dazzling Kimberly waypoint this week after traversing a swath of otherworldly dune fields since passing through a gateway known as the Dingo Gap sand dune some six weeks ago.
The robots arm has been deployed to investigate the most scientifically productive spots to touch Kimberlys textured outcrops for detailed scrutiny.
The science team has been hunting for tasty rock outcrops suitable for the first drilling campaign since she departed the dried out lakebed at Yellowknife Bay in July 2013 and began her epic trek across the floor of Gale Crater towards the base of Mount Sharp.
(Excerpt) Read more at universetoday.com ...
Quite a salacious headline.
Boring article. Clever headline.
Ha...Fracking on the moon.
Did you attend the Sheila Jackson Lee school for space navigation? Curiosity is on Mars.
Thanks BenLurkin. No pics, but extra to APoD anyway.
Here’s hoping that Curiosity stays curious about the elements that are plentiful on Mars.
Thank you for the APOD extra.
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