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Curiosity REMS sensor boom 1

Curiosity REMS sensor boom 1

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Curiosity REMS sensor boom 1
On sol 526 (January 28, 2014) Curiosity used its MAHLI camera to investigate one of the two wind-sensor booms sprouting out of the rover mast, part of the Rover Environmental Monitoring Station (REMS) instrument suite. The wind sensors on Boom 1 have not worked properly since landing, although they checked out fine during cruise.

Here is a second view from a different perspective, taken on the same sol.

Here are zoomed, contrast-enhanced looks at just the sensor parts of the boom from the two photos.

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Original image data dated on or about January 28, 2014

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