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Curiosity sol 1226 dump piles of sieved sand at Namib dune

Curiosity sol 1226 dump piles of sieved sand at Namib dune

Posted 2016/02/10 | 0 comments

On sol 1226 (January 17, 2016), Curiosity dumped sand that had been scooped from Namib dune on sol 1224. The left, "dump pile A", consists of sand that passed through the 150-micrometer sieve. The right, "dump pile B", is the portion that did not pass through that sieve.

Artist's Drive and Garden City, Curiosity sol 923

Artist's Drive and Garden City, Curiosity sol 923

Posted 2015/04/10 | 0 comments

Curiosity drove away from Telegraph Peak in Pahrump Hills on sol 923 and then took the 6 Mastcam images for this mosaic to look ahead at her future path. In the middle distance on the left is a cluster of erosion-resistant ridges named Garden City, which Curiosity examined in detail between sols 926 and 949.

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