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Comparison of John Klein and Windjana mini-drill holes

Filed under pretty pictures, Mars, Curiosity (Mars Science Laboratory)

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Comparison of John Klein and Windjana mini-drill holes Comparison of the two test drill holes Curiosity performed at John Klein on sol 180 (left) and Windjana on sol 615 (right) shows how Mars' red dust obscures differences between rock colors. The dust drilled out of John Klein is much lighter in color than that at Windjana.

NASA / JPL / MSSS / Emily Lakdawalla

Original image data dated on or about April 29, 2014.

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