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Historic First Use of Drill on Mars Set for Jan. 31 - Curiosity's Sol 174 - Universe Today
Image caption: Curiosity will conduct Historic 1st drilling into Martian rock at this spot where the robotic arm is pressing down onto the Red Planet’s surface at the John Klein outcrop of veined hydrated minerals. The Alpha Particle X-Ray Spectrometer (APXS) is in contact with the ground. This panoramic photo mosaic of Navcam camera images … Continue reading "Historic First Use of Drill on Mars Set for Jan. 31 – Curiosity’s Sol 174"