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Dawn Sumner

Dawn Sumner

Dawn Sumner

Dawn Sumner is a professor of geology at UCDavis and a member of the Curiosity science team. She writes several blogs, including a travel log for a project in Antarctica, lecture notes for her sedimentology and stratigraphy related classes, and her experiences on the Mars Curiosity mission.

Other online information: YouTube, Twitter, and home page.

Latest Blog Posts

Dawn on Mars: Waypoint 1 Mysteries

September 24, 2013

Dawn Sumner describes the preparations for maximizing the science at Curiosity's short stop at "Waypoint 1" from sols 385 to 401.

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