It looks like has successfully drilled a core sample from the rock to the left of where the recent abrasion took place.

Sol 575
Hazcam FL, LMST: 15:05:26
CacheCam, LMST: 18:29:33
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

@65dBnoise Pity... Lets hope they can find a work-around to understand the erratic sensor data and turn them back on again.

Flight 33 Preview – By the Numbers:-

• Flight number - 33
• No earlier than Sol 567, Saturday, Sept. 24
• Heading - West
• Max Altitude – 33 feet (10 meters)
• Expected Distance – ~365 feet (111.238 meters)
• Expected Airspeed – 10.6 mph (4.75 m/s)
• Expected Time Aloft – 55.61 seconds
• Goal of Flight: Reposition of the helicopter

Source: mars.nasa.gov/technology/helic

3 helicopter flight #32 descent images are down (Sol 561) :) Location estimate yet to be established...

Veteran Mars rover Curiosity.
Still on the job, 10 years on.

And 10 years of excellent team work and status updates:
mars.nasa.gov/msl/mission-upda

Left NAVCAM
Sol 3592
UTC: 2022-09-14 00:04:08Z
Credit: /JPL-Caltech

The rover's new workspace after a 'bump' on sol 557 (September 14th)

Drive on Sol 555. Can see the old tracks, so I think we're still heading for Enchanted Lake :)

Another bunch of Heli_Nav images & 2 Heli_RTE images are on the image server from flight #30 (Sol 533)
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Having issues with this link, can anyone open it?

Curiosity APXS data acquisition in 'Marker Band Valley'. Captured by its front HazCam, then colourised by Laurent Saulnier using data from the MastCam. Flicker Link: flickr.com/photos/baldezac/523

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Laurent Saulnier.

Shared with permission

🎶 Circles in the sand
Round and round
Rising of the moons as the sun goes down… 🎵

#NASA #Perseverance Sol 545 (September 1st)

Site 26/Drive 5150
Cam: Navcam-Left
Imaged: 12:54 LMST
credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Del-4Ri

Looks like there may have been an issue re-crossing the TAR they drove over back on Sol 430

's 30th flight is planned for this weekend!

It will be a short 33s test flight to a 5m height, at 16:00 Saturday or Sunday, as described in a new blogpost by Teddy Tzanetos, Ingenuity Team Lead at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory:
mars.nasa.gov/technology/helic

The weather at Three Forks, Jezero, has been steadily improving: max temperatures are approaching -20°C with daily mean -53.5°C, pressure has dropped to 767Pa and min air density remains around 0.016kg/m3:

Here is the overall picture, since the beginning of the mission:

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appears to be zapping everything that moves, er, that it lays eyes on 😀

Here it has just finished a series of shots with the laser on a ~5cm rock that broke under the pressure of its wheels.

Masthead-Z picture is for context. The SUPERCAM camera is coaxial with the laser.

Processed MCZ_LEFT, SUPERCAM_RMI
RMC: 26_1004, Sol: 482
LMST: 16:58:48
UTC: 2022-06-29T03:52:12
Credit: /JPL-Caltech/ASU

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