Searching for Life on Mars

Clip | 7m 22s

On August 2012, the one-ton NASA Curiosity rover descended onto a massive crater on Mars. Since its landing, the Curiosity rover has recorded more generated more data about the Red Planet than all previous Mars rover missions combined. A key finding has been the presence of an ancient streambed where water flowed millions of years ago and possibly supported microbial life.

Aired: 11/19/14

Rating: NR

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