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By Shane Lasley
Metal Tech News 

Perseverance prospects Martian river

Metal Tech News - July 20, 2023


Last updated 7/31/2023 at 10:39am

A field of boulders deposited by an ancient river on Mars.


The Mastcam-Z imager on Perseverance captured a series of images on July 6 that were stitched together to show a field of boulders deposited in Jezero Crater by a fast-moving river.

Martian geologist takes a page from Earth prospectors; collects sample of a conglomerate of rocks that washed down a Mars river.

When a geologist must ship rock samples 217 million miles for analysis, only the best specimens will do. This is why Perseverance, and the team of earthbound scientists supporting the Mars rover, were thrilled with the latest sample collected by the six-wheel...

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