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Curiosity Inspects Pebbly Rocks at Waypoint

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 12:44 AM

NASA Rover Inspects Pebbly Rocks at Martian Waypoint


www.nasa.gov said:

PASADENA, Calif. -- NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has resumed a trek of many months toward its mountain-slope destination, Mount Sharp. The rover used instruments on its arm last week to inspect rocks at its first waypoint along the route inside Gale Crater.

The location, originally chosen on the basis of images taken from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, paid off with investigation of targets that bear evidence of ancient wet environments.

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