They continue unsuccessfully the attempts of “scratch and push” to try to restore the ability of MOLE to dig into the Martian soil.
It is useless to repeat what I have already explained in other posts (see since for months we insist applying the same technique without any result!
Already at the end of August Tilman Spohn, Chief Researcher for the Heat Flow and Physical Properties Package (HP3) experiment, had pointed out an unexpected extreme solidity of the soil (see, while in this article it is said exactly the opposite and that the problem is caused by an excessive softness of the soil that would prevent MOLE to exert a friction sufficient to allow it to sink into the ground; but at least among you, do you want to agree?

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