Wed, Mar 03, 2004
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
ANN's Quote of the Day usually derives
from current news, though we reserve the right to pick quotes out
of history that have a bearing on the day's events and
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content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"NASA launched the Mars Exploration
Rover mission specifically to check whether at least one part of
Mars ever had a persistently wet environment that could possibly
have been hospitable to life. Today we have strong evidence for an
exciting answer: Yes."
Source: Dr. Steve Squyres of Cornell University
speaking at NASA's historic press conference on Tuesday, Squyres,
the principal investigator for the science instruments on the
Opportunity and Spirit Mars rovers, told anounced that Oportunity
found evidence that water once flowed on Mars. The Mars exploration
team claims they have found evidence suggesting Mars was once a
water-rich world, thanks to some data collected by Opportunity
within a small crater at near an area called Meridiani Planum.
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