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Curiosity CHIMRA's 150-micrometer sieve, sol 578

Curiosity CHIMRA's 150-micrometer sieve, sol 578

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NASA / JPL / MSSS

Curiosity CHIMRA's 150-micrometer sieve, sol 578
In preparation for drilling work at Kimberley, Curiosity "thwacked" its sieve and then visually inspected it.

Compare to this image taken on sol 81.

Curiosity's Turret: CHIMRA animation (150-micrometer sample path)

NASA / JPL / MSSS / Emily Lakdawalla

Curiosity's Turret: CHIMRA animation (150-micrometer sample path)
This animation shows the 150-micrometer sieve and parts of the 150-micrometer sample path inside CHIMRA in two different poses.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.

Original image data dated on or about March 23, 2014

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