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NASA announced Thursday (15) that the rover has collected important samples to determine if there is life on Mars. According to the space agency, the substance contains Possible biometrics You will need to analyze on the ground.
“I think we can say they will be, and they really are, The most expensive rock samples ever collected“said David Schuster, a scientist working on the samples.
NASA explained that two cuts were made by drilling into a named rock “Wildcat Mountain Range”which was located in Delta formed about 3.5 billion years ago At the crossroads of an ancient river and lake.
According to David Schuster, The sedimentary rock appears to have formed at the time when the lake water evaporated-Preserve possible biometric fingerprints.
I analyzed with the perseverance tool, The rocks revealed the presence of organic compoundswhich is the largest number discovered since the mission began a year and a half ago.
“We still don’t know what these finds mean, but these rocks are exactly what we’re looking for.”said Ken Farley, who is in charge of the scientific part of the expedition.
NASA plans to return the samples to Earth for analysis via another mission before 2033.
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