Mars Mission NPR's Richard Harris reports that dramatic new images from the Mars Pathfinder spacecraft show unmistakable signs of a massive flood in that landing area more than 1 billion years ago. Giant boulders have been jammed together by the force of powerful floodwaters. Images also show that the famous red dust of Mars appears to be rust. Meanwhile, the Sojurner rover continues to examine rock and dust near the landing site.

Mars Mission

Mars Mission

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NPR's Richard Harris reports that dramatic new images from the Mars Pathfinder spacecraft show unmistakable signs of a massive flood in that landing area more than 1 billion years ago. Giant boulders have been jammed together by the force of powerful floodwaters. Images also show that the famous red dust of Mars appears to be rust. Meanwhile, the Sojurner rover continues to examine rock and dust near the landing site.