Mars Curiosity rover may have transported Earth bacteria to Mars

The NASA Curiosity rover that was thought to bring only cameras, sensors, and scientific equipment when it traveled to Mars in August 2012 may have brought along dozens of species of bacteria that originated on Earth, according to a new study. A study conducted by the American Society for Microbiology and published in the NatureContinue reading “Mars Curiosity rover may have transported Earth bacteria to Mars”

NASA Mars Rover draws enormous penis in the dirt – almost crashes NASA’s website

Nasa’s $800m Mars Exploration Rovers have accidentally drawn a penis. The twin exploration vehicles Spirit and Opportunity were launched nine years ago, in an effort to search the surface of Mars for signs of water erosion and possibly even life. According to Nasa, since then the rovers have driven over more than 10km of MartianContinue reading “NASA Mars Rover draws enormous penis in the dirt – almost crashes NASA’s website”

Mars Rover Finds “All the Prerequisites For Life — a Habitable Environment”

Curiosity has found discovered that Mars possesses conditions that could have supported ancient — and future — life, announced NASA scientists during a press conference today. “A fundamental question for this mission is whether Mars could have supported a habitable environment,” said Michael Meyer, lead scientist for NASA’s Mars Exploration Program. “From what we knowContinue reading “Mars Rover Finds “All the Prerequisites For Life — a Habitable Environment””