Category Archives: Mars

Looking for clues for past life on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity Mars.¬†Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS On August 6, 2012, the NASA Curiosity rover landed on Mars at the base of Mount Sharp, a mountain the size of Kilimanjaro (~19,000 feet) in the middle of Gale Crater. Nina Lanza, space scientist at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, remembers the day well. As part of the team that […]