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Mars-Like Places On Earth Hint To Possible Life On Red Planet
2012-09-24 14:33:20

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers set out to study some Mars-like places on Earth, giving new insights into rover data and conditions for life on the Red Planet. The team presented the findings of their trip to Earth's Martian-like environments during a press conference at the European Planetary Science Congress. For four years, they carried out field trips to Chott El Jerid, a salt pan in Tunisia, the Atacama desert in Chile, Rio Tinto in Southern...

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2010-05-24 14:34:27

From May 24-31, a team of nine scientists and geologists will be analyzing one of the most Mars-like places on Earth, Chott el Jerid in South West Tunisia, in preparation for future missions to the Red Planet. The field campaign has been organized by the Europlanet Research Infrastructure (RI). Chott el Jerid is a seasonal lake that is completely dry for most of the year.  Its sun-baked surface, composed of a hard crust of sodium chloride, conceals sources of underground water and the...


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