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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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This image, taken by the rover's Mars Hand Lens Imager camera, shows a mysterious "bright particle" in the Martian soil. The bright particle, and others similar to it, "prompted concern," according to NASA. At first, mission scientists thought the particle might be a shred of debris from the spacecraft, but they determined it and others were native to Mars. But NASA hasn't really explained just what the material is or what accounts for its light color. 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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