Curiosity has discovered ancient rocks formed by water on Mars

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The hard, lifeless planet that we now know as Mars did not always exist. At least, all available scientific evidence seems to support that conclusion. 

NASA has been learning more about our neighbour planet for many years.

 now, the Curiosity rover from the space agency has found yet more proof that water once covered some of the Martian surface.

Curiosity rolls past ancient rocks formed by water on Mars

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NASA's Curiosity rover touched down on the Martian surface in August 2021. It was a historic day, 

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the NASA Perseverance rover's landing at a another location on the planet came after it a few years later. Curiosity has discovered a number of things since it landed

Numerous of these findings have strengthened the case for the theory that water once flowed on Mars.

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Now, as Curiosity travels into the Gale Crater, it has found even more proof of it.

 Curiosity encountered flaky, streambed rocks earlier this month while ascending Mount Sharp, a 3-mile-high peak in the Gale Crater.

It took pictures of the boulders, which according to NASA could have originated in an old streambed or tiny body of water on the surface of Mars.

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