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Nasa's Curiosity Mars Rover Drills at 'telegraph Peak'

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Mars drill hole

This hole, with a diameter slightly smaller than a U.S. dime, was drilled by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover into a rock target called "Telegraph Peak."

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover used its drill on Tuesday, Feb. 24 to collect sample powder from inside a rock target called "Telegraph Peak." The target sits in the upper portion of "Pahrump Hills," an outcrop the mission has been investigating for five months.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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