Mars Curiosity rover searches in vein for signs of life

The Mars curiosity rover is preparing to use its drill for the first time.

Mars Curiosity rover searches in vein for signs of life

Science Recorder | Staff | Wednesday, January 16, 2013

NASA’s Curiosity rover is preparing to send its powerful impact drill through the surface of Mars for the first time, targeting a rocky outcrop fractured by vein-like channels– channels that probably once held water. “What these vein fills tell us is water percolated through these rocks," said project scientist John Grotzinger, of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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