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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 rock, dubbed "Jake Matijevic" by the Curiosity team, has been a subject of great interest to NASA. Curiosity used several instruments to poke and prod the rock. The red dots show where the rover's ChemCam zapped Jake with a laser, while purple circles highlight points of focus for the Alpha Particle X-ray Spectrometer. The black and white circles indicate where ChemCam looked for pits produced by the laser. 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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