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NASA’s Curiosity Finds Climate Clues on a Martian Mountain

Michael500ca

After spending the better part of a year exploring Mars’ Vera Rubin Ridge, NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover has moved to a new part of Mount Sharp. Project Scientist Ashwin Vasavada gives a tour of the rover's new home in the “clay unit,” as well as other areas scientists are excited to visit. Find out what they could tell us about watery ancient Mars versus the dry Red Planet we see today.

For more about the mission, visit https://mars.nasa.gov/msl

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ESA/U of Arizona/JHUAPL/MSSS/USGS Astrogeology Science Center