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Successful drill at Stoer, Curiosity sol 2136

Successful drill at Stoer, Curiosity sol 2136
Successful drill at Stoer, Curiosity sol 2136 It took multiple attempts, but the Curiosity team finally found a soft enough spot for drilling atop Vera Rubin ridge at Stoer on sol 2136 (9 August 2018). The drill penetrated 46 millimeters into the rock, deep enough to acquire plenty of sample powder. NASA / JPL / MSSS

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