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Fraser
2005-Jun-29, 05:22 PM
SUMMARY: A key instrument for the search of life on Mars has discovered it in one of the most inhospitable places on Earth. The instrument, called the Mars Organic Analyzer, will be installed into the European Space Agency's ExoMars mission due for launch in 2011. It was able to see evidence of amino acids, the building blocks of proteins, in soil at Chile's Atacama desert. The next step will be to build an instrument that can fit in the allowed space of the ExoMars spacecraft.

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Nick4
2005-Jul-26, 03:39 AM
I hope they can do it it would be usful to help find life or begining life on mars.