Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Mars Had Conditions For Life in the Past

Hey Space Placers!

NASA JPL announced the results of Curiosity's analysis of the rock powder sample yesterday, March 12. The nuclear powered rover-lab found that the chemical composition of the sample would have been able to support microbial lifeforms on Mars in the past.

Simply put, the analysis of this one sample has answered one of the most fundamental questions Curiosity was designed to answer - "Could conditions necessary for life have existed on Mars in the past. Now we know and the answer is yes.

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Curiosity's mission is just beginning and I expect many more surprises are in store for us.

SKy Guy in VA

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