Curiosity continues to dine on Zechstein drill fines

Fri, 19 Nov 2021 01:02:08 GMT
Space Daily

Pasadena CA (JPL) Nov 18, 2021 The SAM and CheMin instrument teams decided that they did not...

Pasadena CA (JPL) Nov 18, 2021 The SAM and CheMin instrument teams decided that they did not require further analyses of the "Zechstein" drill sample. It is the turn of the arm-mounted MAHLI and APXS instruments to have their taste of the drilled fines. The Zechstein sample held within the drill bit assembly will be dumped out onto the ground, imaged by MAHLI and then analyzed by APXS to determine the composition. The c