Rover Finds New Evidence That Ancient Mars Was Habitable
NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity has made perhaps the biggest discovery of its nearly 10-year career, finding evidence that life may have been able to get a foothold on the Red Planet long ago.
The Opportunity rover spotted clay minerals in an ancient rock on the rim of Mars’ Endeavour Crater, suggesting that benign, neutral-pH water once flowed through the area, scientists said.
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Rover Finds New Evidence That Ancient Mars Was Habitable

NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity has made perhaps the biggest discovery of its nearly 10-year career, finding evidence that life may have been able to get a foothold on the Red Planet long ago.

The Opportunity rover spotted clay minerals in an ancient rock on the rim of Mars’ Endeavour Crater, suggesting that benign, neutral-pH water once flowed through the area, scientists said.

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