13th December 2016 Sol 1548

Posted by jcb36 at Dec 13, 2016 04:20 PM |
13th December 2016 Sol 1548

Precipice Drill Diagnostics

The Precipice drilling campaign has been curtailed because of a drill fault. The MSL rover engineers have been conducting a series of diagnostic tests to determine the cause and to prevent it happening again.

We have been using the opportunity to examine sand movement rates (using HazCam images) in the current martian environment.

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