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Curiosity Near Planned Waypoint

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#1    Waspie_Dwarf

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Posted 10 September 2013 - 11:11 PM

Long Drive Puts NASA Mars Rover Near Planned Waypoint


www.nasa.gov said:

PASADENA, Calif. -- NASA's Mars rover Curiosity now has a view of a patch of exposed bedrock scientists selected for a few days of close-up study, the first such study since the rover began its long trek to Mount Sharp two months ago.

Curiosity reached the crest of a rise informally called "Panorama Point."  From Panorama Point, the rover took photographs of a pale-toned outcrop area that the team chose earlier as "Waypoint 1" on the basis of imagery from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

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