posted on Feb, 9 2004 @ 12:00 PM
The rover did not run over the "object" because it was no longer there. They tried to get Microscopic samples from the area and whether or not they
found any thing we will probably never know.
Unless we can spot a simialr object in new photos, or the rover gets suddenly "attacked" we will probably never be told the truth.
There is very little coverage of this sighting on the net. An obviouse attempt by the goverment to "cut down" the chatter about this "object".
Your theories about the wind blowing it away are not grounded in any logic as frames still show the bag marks, track marks etc, some 19 days after
As the "object" had spike like protusions for "legs" I would suspect that it would only leave behind a faint "trail" or puncture holes in the
surface layer of the sand, which would quickly fill by the surrounding media.
Maybe NASA is surpressing the close up photos of the area because they might reveal minute traces of a trail or that an object moved through that
Without people like me making wild claims and asking people to really look at the photographic evidence I feel that a huge scientific discovery will
"disappear" from the public awareness.