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Mars Rover Finds Sulphur Plus latest Images

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posted on Apr, 19 2005 @ 02:59 AM
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These are some wondrous images recently released, maybe
the Rover will be well worth the money it cost.Sulphur may be an element we could have never thought of being on Mars.Sulphur is a non-metallic element. It has a relative hardness of 2 and a melting point of 108 degrees celcius. Its symbol is S.
 



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Sulfur-rich rocks in the "Columbia Hills" on Mars stand out in bright blue in this false-color image from the Spirit rover, dated March 7, 2005. Sprit used its rock abrasion tool to grind a hole in the rock. Its high sulfur content and softness are probably evidence of alteration by water. (Cornell / JPL / NASA


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An extension of the Rover mission is a real nice kudos for NASA.We have had such back luck with the last 2 missions, these have made up for the losses well.Sulphur is a pale yellow, odourless, brittle solid, which is insoluble in water but soluble in carbon disulphide. Sulphur is essential to life. It is a minor constituent of fats, body fluids, and skeletal minerals

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