The data came from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO). The MRO is not one of the rovers moving around on the surface. The MRO is a spacecraft in orbit around Mars. How is this possible?
"According to the new model put together by the space agency, the summer months on Mars see a shallow subsurface flow of briny water coming down from the planet's canyons and crater walls. They appear in various spots on the surface when the temperature reaches about minus 23 degrees Celsius (10 degrees Fahrenheit) and then fade in colder conditions."
Those are the words from NASA. Super cool! This increases the excitement over the possibility of life on Mars. Where there's water, there's a chance for life of some form. I'm convinced that within my lifetime, life outside of Earth will be discovered.
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