Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Martian Water Flows?

Hey Space Placers!

Well, I got my first look at Mars this morning and didn't see much:

BUT it was gratifying to see the color of Mars and some possible detail. The view will only get better as Mars gets closer to us in April.

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) is ALOT closer and has gotten some incredible images showing what almost certainly has to be features caused by water flow:

The dark finger-like features are seasonal and the colors come from different minerals. We know Mars has water. These images suggest very strongly that Mars could have liquid water - a big find indeed.

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