This scene shows NASA's Curiosity Mars rover at a location called "Windjana," where the rover found rocks containing manganese-oxide minerals, which require abundant water and strongly oxidizing conditions to form.
The dark, smooth-surfaced rock at the center of this Oct. image from the Mast Camera (Mastcam) on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover was examined with laser pulses and confirmed to be an iron-nickel meteorite. It is about the size of a golf ball.
Curiosity descubre tres meteoritos de hierro en la superficie de Marte
This rock encountered by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover is an iron meteorite called 'Lebanon,' similar in shape and luster to iron meteorites found on Mars by the previous generation of rovers, Spirit and Opportunity.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity used its Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) to snap a set of 55 high-resolution images on Oct. Researchers stitched the pictures together to create this full-color self-portrait.
Leito de rocha de tom mais clar foi encontrado na cratera Gale, indicando que havia água em Marte no estado líquido por muito mais tempo do que se pensava.
This look back at a dune that NASA's Curiosity Mars rover drove across was taken by the rover's Mast Camera (Mastcam) during the Martian day, or sol, of Curiosity's work on Mars (Feb. [Read the full story here.
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