View Full Version : Close Examination of Bedrock Reveals More Clues

2005-Sep-22, 08:48 AM
SUMMARY: NASA's Opportunity rover is continuing to examine the exposed bedrock at the edge of the crater. The first images showed that the rock has parallel layers that could be sediments created by standing water, but closer inspection shows that the lines converge and diverge at low angles. This gives clues that something moving probably created these rocks, like volcanic flow or a river. Both rovers will continue searching their landing sites and nearby environment for evidence of past water on Mars - something that might have supported life at one time.

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