Ancient Mars Could Have Supported Life (Photos)

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First Curiosity Drilling Sample in the Scoop

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS
This image from NASA's Curiosity rover shows the first sample of powdered rock extracted by the rover's drill. The image was obtained by Curiosity's Mast…Read More »

Camera on Feb. 20, or Sol 193, Curiosity's 193rd Martian day of operations.

Analysis of the sample revealed that Mars was once habitable for primitive life about 3.8 billion years ago, NASA scientists announced March 12, 2013. [Full Story]   Less «
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