Nasa: Mars Rover Spots Bright Glint

NASA's Curiosity rover has spotted a bright object in the Martian dirt, the space agency says.

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    06/11/2021 - 2:12 am | View Link
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    06/10/2021 - 8:06 pm | View Link
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