Is there life on Mars? The Curiosity rover may have left some behind

May 22, 2014 1:34 AM

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Researchers discover that 11 percent of 377 microbial strains may have survived on the Curiosity Rover.

The Mars Curiosity rover harbored 377 types of microbe before launching into space in November of 2011. Despite NASA’s several attempts to clean the rover, however, 65 species of bacteria survived prior to launch. Because of this, it is possible that the rover ended up unintentionally transporting ...

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