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Mars Rover Mission Progresses Toward Resumed Drilling

23 Oct 2017, 17:12 UTC
Mars Rover Mission Progresses Toward Resumed Drilling NASA/JPL-Caltech

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover conducted a test on Oct. 17, 2017, as part of the rover team's development of a new way to use the rover's drill. This image from Curiosity's front Hazard Avoidance Camera (Hazcam) shows the drill's bit touching the ground during an assessment of measurements by a sensor on the rover's robotic arm.

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