Scientists Find Meteorite on Mars

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Scientists operating the robotic Mars rovers say they've made a startling discovery — a large, iron-heavy meteorite resting on the surface of the red planet.


Joy Crisp, project scientist, Mars Exploration Rover Mission NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.



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