Photos show Mars rover Curiosity hard at work

Curiosity drilled into a slab of Martian sandstone on Monday, collected a powdered sample, and analysis is now under way. (CNN/NASA)
Curiosity drilled into a slab of Martian sandstone on Monday, collected a powdered sample, and analysis is now under way. (CNN/NASA)

(CNN/NASA) — NASA is sharing images of the Mars rover Curiosity hard at work on the Martian surface.

Curiosity drilled into a slab of Martian sandstone on Monday, collected a powdered sample, and analysis is now under way.

This is Curiosity’s third successful collection of a drilled rock sample.

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