Mars Rover Shows Planet Could Have Supported Life

Martian Rock Sample

ABC NewsMars Rover Shows Planet Could Have Supported LifeABC NewsNASA scientists say tests on a Mars rock show the planet could have supported primitive life. The analysis was done by the rover Curiosity, which drilled into the rock, crushed it and tested a tiny sample. The rover was the first spacecraft sent to Mars that could ...Mars rover Curiosity sees key water indicatorBBC NewsCuriosity findings: At one time Mars was suitable to lifeHouston Chronicle (blog)Yes, Mars Could Have Once Supported Life!Business InsiderGlobalPost -SlashGear -PolicyMicall 50 news articles »

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