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NASA Mars Mission: No Little Green Men -- Yet

NASA debunks rumors of new evidence of life on Mars, but its Curiosity rover continues to make many smaller discoveries. Some of NASA's latest images raise interesting questions.
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Curiosity's famous "seven minutes of terror" landing included a rocket-powered descent that used a so-called sky crane. After setting the rover down, the sky crane flew off and fell to the surface. The blue splat in this image (the color has been enhanced) shows what are believed to be multiple impacts from the crash. Smaller dark spots, some distance from the main site, may be secondary impacts from debris that tumbled outward. Credit: NASA

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4/4/2013 | 7:11:38 PM
re: NASA Mars Mission: No Little Green Men -- Yet
OK, lets say that no little green men currently exist on Mars. The photo of Curiosity as headlined in Google News begs a question that i'm curtain NASA has a sterling answer for. Allowing that only one rover set down as Curiosity landed and no Astronauts, just who or what took the picture of Curiosity. The photo shows all of Curiosity's appendages in place and there are no apparent arms or poles or strings or anything else sticking out to hold the camera that took this photo. Hmmm!
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