NASA's Curiosity rover has made a rather unusual discovery on Mars. It is bright, bright, mysterious and can (or may not) be a meteorite.
Writing on the Curiosity Team blog on Wednesday, Dr. Susanne P. Schwenzer sent her to an unidentified object named "Little Colonsay."
"One of the samples we're trying to look at is" Small Colonsay. "The plumber team thinks it could be a meteorite because it's so brilliant, but the look can be misleading and the evidence will only come from chemistry" she wrote.
The object was detected by Rover's ChemCam on Monday.
NASA's curiosity rover is the state-of-the-art technologically advanced rover ever built, equipped with 17 cameras and a robotic hand that features specialized tools and instruments. His mission was to determine if Mars was or was, life-capable of microbiological life.
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