Curiosity Mastcam Right image taken on Sol 2139, August 13, 2018
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS



Reports Brittney Cooper, an atmospheric scientist from York University in Toronto, Canada: Identified as the “Pettegrove Point Foreign Object Debris” (PPFOD), it was speculated to be a piece of spacecraft debris. In fact the object has been identified as a very thin flake of rock.

“We can all rest easy tonight,” Cooper explains, “Curiosity has not begun to shed its skin!”

One Response to “Curious Curiosity on Mars: Foreign Object Identified!”

  • Russ says:

    LOL – yes – it’s a rectangular, very thin piece of curving rock, laying there with all of the other exact same kind of rock – blending in perfectly. If you believe that you are a bigger moron than whoever expects you to buy that it’s a flippin’ ROCK!

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