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Seven Curiosity drill sites on Mars

Seven Curiosity drill sites on Mars

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NASA / JPL / MSSS / Emily Lakdawalla

Seven Curiosity drill sites on Mars
As of August 2015, Curiosity has drilled and sampled at seven 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; and Buckskin, on sol 1060. 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.

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Original image data dated on or about July 31, 2015

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