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27/09/2012 Curiosity Rover Reports dried water stream on Mars

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Curiosity Rover Report (Sept. 28, 2012) Mars Streambed

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NASA's Curiosity Rover Finds Old Streambed on Mars

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Ancient Streambed Found in Mars Curiosity Photos! 1080P HD

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The ancient ocean on Mars

The rower found direct evidence for an ancient streambed in Gale Crater, suggesting an ancient flow of water on Mars. Analysis of the indicated that the water ran at 3.3 kilometers per hour. Proof came in the form of rounded pebbles and gravel fragments that could have only been weathered by strong liquid currents.
    • Essentials 

    • Types 

    • Historical background 

    • Evidence from rocks and minerals 

    • Geomorphic evidence 

    • Present water 

    • Development of Mars' water inventory 

    • Evidence for recent flows 

    • Habitability assessments 

    • Findings by probes