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Curiosity's APXS pressed against John Klein, sol 168

Curiosity's APXS pressed against John Klein, sol 168

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Curiosity's APXS pressed against John Klein, sol 168
On sol 168 (January 25, 2013), Curiosity was beginning the lengthy process of analyzing and then sampling John Klein. Here, the APXS (Alpha Particle X-Ray Spectrometer) is pressed against the rock.

Original image data dated on or about January 25, 2013

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