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Gale Crater’s rock-ingredient stew seen as plus for habitability

Editor’s note: Press conference video here. NASA’s Curiosity rover is climbing a layered Martian mountain and finding evidence of how ancient lakes and wet underground environments changed, billions of years ago, creating more diverse chemical environments that affected their favorability … Continue reading

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Curiosity: Garden City

Sol 926, March 15, 2015. The target dubbed Garden City shows mineral “blades” rising above the cracks in the bedrock, in this multi-Navcam composite. (Click the image to open a larger version in a new tab.) In other locations in … Continue reading

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