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Curiosity drills at Cumberland, sol 279 (before-and-after flicker gif)

Curiosity drills at Cumberland, sol 279 (before-and-after flicker gif)

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NASA / JPL / MSSS / Emily Lakdawalla

Curiosity drills at Cumberland, sol 279 (before-and-after flicker gif)
On sol 279 (May 18, 2013), Curiosity drilled at a second site, named Cumberland.

The "before" image has been processed to reduce the distracting effect of a shadow that crossed half the image. See here and here for the original frames.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. For uses not allowed by that license, contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

Original image data dated on or about May 18, 2013

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