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DIYers rejoice: Hitting stuff to make it work even works in space

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One unavoidable trade-off in getting the drill working again is that some science had to be abandoned: “Curiosity's drill is now permanently extended,” the post said, a configuration that means it can no longer use its sieve device, the CHIMERA (Collection and Handling for In-Situ Martian Rock Analysis).

No doubt the boffins will figure out a way to resolve this problem as well.

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