Five years ago, NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter was launched in search of evidence that water persisted on the surface of Mars over a prolonged period of time. Previous Mars missions indicated that, at some point in the Red Planet’s history, water flowed across its surface. Throughout the years, MRO has continued to analyse minerals, look for water, trace the distribution of dust in the atmosphere and monitor Martian weather.
Adapted from information issued by NASA.
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