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Monday, 06 April 2015 06:00

American Curiosity rover has discovered new mineral veins, which are evidence of the existence of water on Mars.

This was reported by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena (California), which is used to manage all the devices Martian US space agency.

Front of the unit, which is currently exploring the crater Gale, worth several tasks - to determine what was once the climate on Mars to determine the geological structure of the planet, to detect the possible existence of microbial life forms, as well as to collect all kinds of evidence of the existence of water.

Thanks to the photographs, NASA experts have found that in the area of ​​Garden City, which is located at the foot of Mount Sharp, located about two tons of mineral "veins". They are composed of bright and dark components. The first is the plaster, but the second is unknown to researchers.

Such cores normally appear in the places where the liquid flows through the previously cracked surface which comprise different minerals. Scientists believe that this fluid also contributed to the chemical composition of the surrounding rocks. "If this is true, then these mineral veins, most likely the geological formation, which, compared with other on Mars are more resistant to erosion," - said in a statement NASA.


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