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Six Curiosity drill holes on Mars
Filed under pretty pictures, Mars, Curiosity (Mars Science Laboratory)
As of April 2015, Curiosity has drilled and sampled at six 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; and Telegraph Peak, on sol 908. 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
Original image data dated on or about February 25, 2015.
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