Curiosity rover prepares for first drilling on Mars

01/30/2013 | Space.com

NASA's Mars rover is set to begin drilling into a rock in the planet's "John Klein" outcrop once it passes a series of hardware tests. The Curiosity rover's first-ever drilling will go just 0.8 inches into the ground, not deep enough to collect samples, but enough to test whether the rock's material behaves as expected.

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