The Mars Curiosity rover is eying its next target, an outcropping of rock called Cooperstown, as it makes its way to its main science destination, an area called Mount Sharp. Curiosity has been taking scouting photos of the area and researchers plan to take a closer look at Cooperstown, using the rover's arm-mounted instruments. The rover has been on the move for the past month and hasn't used its science gear since Sept. 22.

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