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Drilling at Confidence Hills, Curiosity sols 755-759

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Drilling at Confidence Hills, Curiosity sols 755-759 These three images were taken on sols 755, 756, and 759, as Curiosity performed a mini-drill and full drill activity on a rock target called Confidence Hills within the Pahrump Hills outcrop.

NASA / JPL / MSSS / Chris Simundson

Here is a close-up view, from the higher-resolution Mastcam-100.

Drilling at Confidence Hills, Curiosity sols 755-759 (closeup)

NASA / JPL / MSSS / Chris Simundson

Drilling at Confidence Hills, Curiosity sols 755-759 (closeup)

Original image data dated on or about September 24, 2014.

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