NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover discovers sediment deposits in Martian Lake Bed

December 9, 2014 8:07 AM

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Pasadena, CA – Observations by NASA’s Curiosity Rover indicate Mars’ Mount Sharp was built by sediments deposited in a large lake bed over tens of millions of years.

This interpretation of Curiosity’s finds in Gale Crater suggests ancient Mars maintained a climate that could have produced long-lasting lakes at many locations on the Red Planet.

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