And have now we already seen it on Mars?
Only at that minute, seven spacecraft that is robotic roving or orbiting Mars, using pictures, collecting data, and generally speaking doing the putting in a bid of researchers right back on the planet. After 15 years with this constant presence that is robotic we all know the Red Planet a lot better than any globe besides our personal. And scientists that are planetary a solution, finally, to at least one of these earliest & most fundamental concerns: Could Mars support life?
The solution is yes: undoubtedly into the past, and extremely perhaps today. The project’s principal investigator, announced with confidence: “We have found a habitable environment,” one where substantial amounts of surface water existed billions of years ago in 2013, less than a year after Curiosity touched down in the ancient lakebed Gale Crater, John Grotzinger. What’s more, the Curiosity technology group is convinced that the lakes and channels lasted for very long durations, maybe an incredible number of years.
Another statement, just as momentous, observed September that is last still moves on Mars today—at or extremely nearby the area. (more…)