Mars Methane Movie

NASA has put together a nice movie of Dr. Mike Mumma summarizing his discovery of methane on Mars. He brings up the possibility that the methane detection might influence landing site selection for MSL. I suspect that the Nili Fossae site will get some more attention because it was identified as one of the methane-producing regions, but it was taken off the list of finalist sites mostly due to safety considerations, so I think it will be hard to get it back in the running.

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  1. […] after reading Ryan, Briony, and Melissa’s bio (I want to be like them when I grow up), I found a pretty cool NASA movie on the site (reposted […]


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