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Curiosity's drill feed in motion, sols 1757 and 1780

Curiosity's drill feed in motion, sols 1757 and 1780
Curiosity's drill feed in motion, sols 1757 and 1780 A comparison of two photos of Curiosity's drill taken before and after solar conjunction, sols 1757 and 1780. There is substantial lighting difference between the two images; the less-extended, sol 1757 one was taken at about 09:00 local time, and the more-extended, sol 1780 one was taken at about 17:30 local time. On sol 1757, the drill was successfully extended to 60 millimeters. On sol 1780, the drill was fully extended to 110 millimeters. NASA / JPL / MSSS / Emily Lakdawalla

See here and here for the original two photos in this comparison.

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