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18 October 2017

Sol 1850-1851: A Change of Scenery

Following Curiosity’s drive two days ago, the team found a local landscape dominated by small cobbles and pebbles with an abundance of fine soil surrounding these fragments.

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17 October 2017

Sols 1848-1849: How far we’ve come

It wasn’t until I sat down to write this blog that I fully processed how far we’ve come and just how awesome Curiosity’s ‘office’ is.

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16 October 2017

Sol 1843-44: Winter is Coming

The seasons on Mars are long, and even though Curiosity is near the equator, the change in weather between the seasons is noticeable and winter is coming to Gale Crater.

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14 October 2017

Sol 1845-1847: Game of inches

There’s a line in the halftime scene of the movie ‘Any Given Sunday’: ‘life’s this game of inches…the margin for error is so small.’ The same is true on Mars.

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9 October 2017

Sols 1841-1842: Who ever said roving around Mars was easy?

When you take a step back and think about all of the things that must go right in order to perform scientific investigations on the surface of Mars, it’s hard to believe that we EVER get things accomplished!

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8 October 2017

Sol 1838: Planning on Limited Data

Curiosity takes in the view from Vera Rubin Ridge.

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4 October 2017

Sol 1836-1837: Frankenplan

Today we worked very hard to generate what we affectionately dubbed a ‘Frankenplan’…

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3 October 2017

Sol 1835: Limpopo, Ecca, and Lucknow

Curiosity’s 13.8 meter drive yestersol brought the rover a few meters higher on Vera Rubin Ridge to a bit of a plateau.

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2 October 2017

Sol 1834: Partial Success: Ogunquit Beach Sample Delivered to CheMin

Over the weekend Curiosity worked on a bold plan to drop off a sample in the inlet of the CheMin instrument.

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1 October 2017

Sol 1831: Quite a Diffracting Weekend!

The Curiosity rover science team has been waiting quite a long time for this moment…

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