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Parts of the Curiosity CHIMRA 1-millimeter sieve pathway

Parts of the Curiosity CHIMRA 1-millimeter sieve pathway
Parts of the Curiosity CHIMRA 1-millimeter sieve pathway A figure from the forthcoming book The Design and Engineering of Curiosity: How the Mars Rover Performs its Job, by Emily Lakdawalla, illustrating the parts of Curiosity's sample handling mechanism that sift and portion out powdered samples of Martian material using a sieve with 1-millimeter holes. NASA / JPL / MSSS / Emily Lakdawalla

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