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Eight Curiosity drill sites on Mars

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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.

NASA / JPL / MSSS / Emily Lakdawalla

Original image data dated on or about September 30, 2015.

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