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­pgrade Helps Nasa Study Mineral Veins on Mars


Mount Sharp, Mars, mineral veins

This March 27, 2015, view from the Mast Camera (Mastcam) on NASA's Curiosity Mars rover shows a site with a network of prominent mineral veins below a cap rock ridge on lower Mount Sharp.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

Scientists now have a better understanding about a site with the most chemically diverse mineral veins NASA's Curiosity rover has examined on Mars, thanks in part to a valuable new resource scientists used in analyzing data from the rover.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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