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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Curioisty at "Marimba" drilling target

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Curioisty at The Curiosity Mars rover's extended arm over a patch of bedrock selected as a target ("Marimba") for a drilling operation. The drilling collects rock powder for onboard laboratory analysis.

NASA / JPL-Caltech / MSSS

Original image data dated on or about August 2, 2016.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.

 

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