In the last Curiosity post the rover had undergone a fault condition. A “transient short circuit” triggered an on-board fault-protection program to halt activity on 27 February. The mission team took a few days to test and determine the cause. In the meantime a sample from a Telegraph Hill drilling was held for testing. Satisfied the problem has been cleared, the rover continues on and the sample has been delivered to the on-board laboratory.
The plan is drive Curiosity through the Artist’s Drive valley to reach higher layers of Mount Sharp.
The map was made in part from data from the HiRISE camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.