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Curiosity's turret (key and detail images)

Curiosity's turret (key and detail images)

NASA / JPL / MSSS / annotations by Emily Lakdawalla

Curiosity's turret (key and detail images)
On sol 32, Curiosity used its Mastcams to thoroughly visually check out the robotic arm turret and its many components, including the MAHLI and APXS science instruments, the drill, the Dust Removal Tool (DRT) and CHIMRA. Visit the full detail page (by clicking on the image) to see many more pictures of parts of the turret.

Here are some detail images of the hardware, explained more thoroughly in these blog posts:

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