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A view inside the Curiosity SAM inlet

A view inside the Curiosity SAM inlet

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A view inside the Curiosity SAM inlet
On sol 2155, Curiosity used its Mastcam to take a look at the condition of one of the two SAM instrument inlets on the rover deck. The spring-loaded cover is open, revealing the relatively clean funnel that accepts samples dropped from the arm turret.

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Original image data dated on or about August 29, 2018

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