Curiosity will drill one more stone to Mars


12/05/2013

In early February of this year, the rover Curiosity has experienced its first drilling tools, drilling a hole in the rock to a depth of about 7 inches.

The object of the test was then, was in a small flat stone basin, named Curiosity deputy project manager John Klein (John Klein), who passed away in 2011. Further examination of the samples "rock dust" has allowed researchers to establish for the first time, what was once the conditions on ancient Mars have been favorable for the development and existence of microorganisms.

Stone "Cumberland" - a new point for "drilling


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