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Mars Rock Touched by NASA Curiosity has Surprises

Pasadena CA (JPL) Oct 12, 2012
Mars Rock Touched by NASA Curiosity has Surprises The first Martian rock NASA's Curiosity rover has reached out to touch presents a more varied composition than expected from previous missions. The rock also resembles some unusual rocks from Earth's interior. The rover team used two instruments on Curiosity to study the chemical makeup of the football-size rock called "Jake Matijevic" (matt-EE-oh-vick) The results support some surprising