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  'John Klein' Site Selected for Curiosity's Drill Debut

'John Klein' Site Selected for Curiosity's Drill Debut
Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

Uploader comment: This view shows the patch of veined, flat-lying rock selected as the first drilling site for NASA's Mars rover Curiosity. The rover's right Mast Camera (Mastcam), equipped with a telephoto lens, was about 16 feet (5 meters) away from the site when it recorded this mosaic's component images, between 3:10 and 3:33 in the afternoon of the 153rd Martian day, or sol, of Curiosity's work on Mars (January 10, 2013).


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