MARS STORY: Organic Matter on Mars According to NASA’s Curiosity Rover
The Curiosity rover has found organic matter in the soil on Mars
Methane was also conclusively detected in the Martian atmosphere
Organic matter has been found on Mars in soil samples taken from 3 billion-year-old mudstone in the Gale crater by the Curiosity rover, NASA announced Thursday. The rover has also detected methane in the Martian atmosphere.
Finding clues beneath the surface
Methane in the air
Rover snaps a new selfie
NASA’s popular Mars Curiosity Rover has sent back a new selfie from the red planet. The image shows the rover’s “head” peaking above the dusty martian surface.
New Mars 2020 rover will be able to provide sights and sounds of the Surface of the Red Planet
When the newly developed Mars 2020 rover lands on the Red Planet in February 2021 after embarking on a seven-month cruise through space, we will be able to hear sounds of the landing and the Martian surface for the first time, according to NASA.