Curiosity is drilling again, found possible sign of water

February 9, 2015 11:17 AM

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Curiosity is currently drilling on the second sample of Martian rock on Mars and it looks like it has some sign of water in it. The rover carve a chunk out of Mojave 2 using its low-percussion-level drill and the powdered form of the rock is being feed on the rover’s Chemistry and Mineralogy (CheMin) instrument.

Initial result of the analysis shows that here are already signs of a surprising amount of jarosite, a sign that Mars was acidic in the past.

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