Mars, Curiosity, 2999-3000 Days: Sol 3000 To Explore

Mars, Curiosity, 2999-3000 Days: Sol 3000 To Explore
Mars, Curiosity, 2999-3000 Days: Sol 3000 To Explore

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Sol three thousand and we are not bored! Today we have scheduled 2999 and 3000 days on Mars, and it was a real reminder of how challenging and rewarding this mission can be. Curiosity recently completed a ripple survey in Forvey Sands and we are returning to where we are planning to climb the mountain. Drive back to an area with fewer broken bedrock blocks.

In a previous shot, Curiosity changed the configuration a bit when we first removed the robotic arm for contact science. On that day, the software detected this small but unexpected movement, the rover stopped moving its arm while awaiting further instructions from Earth. This is exactly what we developed the software for to keep things safe and that means we didn't do follow-up contact science or travel. This is a good safety check and a reminder of how we got to Day 3000 with a working ATV, making the right decisions and making sure we are on a stable surface! It's okay - it just means we have our old job today and a chance to recover some of those observations before we hit the road.

Today's plan begins by observing the Queyon and Longa Skerry ChemCam targets to characterize the various textures and diagenetic features present in the bedrock. Mastcam will then perform multispectral measurements on the St. Andrew Square”to appreciate some interesting color variations, and in the afternoon MAHLI will take a close look at the targets titled“Nugarth and Kleber. The second day of the plan includes a ChemCam survey of the Backagord target and a series of environmental observations to locate dust devils and monitor atmospheric dust. Curiosity will then travel north to return to smoother terrain, and then survey to prepare for the next survey. The next morning, Curiosity will receive a passive sky survey using ChemCam to assess atmospheric water vapor and dust.

It has been an exciting 3000 days so far and we look forward to seeing what more we will learn as Curiosity continues to climb Mount Sharp. Tonight we'll raise a glass to Curiosity and the science and engineering teams that have come this far!

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