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Curiosity SAM inlet cover in motion

Curiosity SAM inlet cover in motion

NASA / JPL / MSSS / Paul Hammond

Curiosity SAM inlet cover in motion
On sol 2155, the Curiosity team commanded the Mastcam to take a photo of one of the two SAM instrument inlets with the cover open. The inlet funnel is much less dusty than the parts of the rover that are routinely exposed to sky.

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Original image data dated on or about August 29, 2018

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