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Eight Curiosity drill sites on Mars

Eight Curiosity drill sites on Mars

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NASA / JPL / MSSS / Emily Lakdawalla

Eight Curiosity drill sites on Mars
As of October 2015, Curiosity has drilled and sampled at eight locations on Mars. They are (left to right and top to bottom): John Klein, drilled on sol 182; Cumberland, on sol 279; Windjana, on sol 621; Confidence Hills, on sol 759, Mojave, on sol 882; Telegraph Peak, on sol 908; Buckskin, on sol 1060; and Big Sky, on sol 1119. All of these images were taken with the MAHLI camera on the end of the arm from a distance of about 5 centimeters. The drill holes are 1.6 centimeters wide.

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 September 30, 2015

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