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Aborted drill attempt at Voyageurs

Aborted drill attempt at Voyageurs

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Aborted drill attempt at Voyageurs
Curiosity attempted drilling into the top of Vera Rubin ridge at a site named Voyageurs on sol 2112 (16 July 2018). This Mastcam image, taken the next sol, shows that the drill barely penetrated at all, even using the drill's highest permitted percussion setting.

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Original image data dated on or about July 16, 2018

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