Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Two colorful rock targets south of Bagnold Dunes, Curiosity sol 1666

Two colorful rock targets south of Bagnold Dunes, Curiosity sol 1666
Two colorful rock targets south of Bagnold Dunes, Curiosity sol 1666 Curiosity's Mastcam and ChemCam pointed at two locations on a wind-eroded outcrop on sol 1666 to examine whether the rock's color changes meant changes in composition. These fine-grained sedimentary rocks formed at a time when Gale crater held a lake. NASA / JPL / MSSS / LANL / Paul Hammond

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