posted on Nov, 29 2012 @ 07:50 PM
NASA has quelled rumors that a “major discovery” from the latest robotic probe on the Red planet was some form of indication of life. If there’s
anything out there, we haven’t seen it yet, the agency said.
“At this point in the mission, the instruments on the rover have not detected any definitive evidence of Martian organics,” the space agency said
in a press release issued by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a California division responsible for the Curiosity probe.
Read more: www.foxnews.com...
The latest news from google on Mars, 5 hours ago...
the top story on space.com is:
No Earth-Shattering Mars Discovery by Curiosity Rover Yet: NASA
but, I did do a search for mars+plastic on nasa.gov and came up with the following:
Investigation of a small, bright object thought to have come from the rover may resume between the first and second scoop. Over the past two sols,
with rover arm activities on hold, the team has assessed the object as likely to be some type of plastic wrapper material, such as a tube used around
a wire, possibly having fallen onto the rover from the Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft's descent stage during the landing in August.
the links look credible, but this is where i find a problem:
http:// nasaupdatecenter. us/press.html
You see how it's ".us" and not ".gov"