“Mars Mount Sharp Reveals Ancient Environment” –Curiosity Digests 1st Sample

Mars Mount Sharp at Gale Crater

 

“Each layer of this mountain is a puzzle piece,” said Curiosity Project Scientist Ashwin Vasavada of JPL. “They each hold clues to a different era in Martian history. We’re excited to see what this first sample tells us about the ancient environment, especially about water.”

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