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NASA announces evidence of water on Mars

NASA discovered there are streams of salt water on Mars during certain times of the year. (Source: NASA) NASA discovered there are streams of salt water on Mars during certain times of the year. (Source: NASA)
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Scientists are reporting that Mars appears to have not only frozen water but flowing streams of salty water, at least in the summertime.

They say their latest observations "strongly support" the longtime theory that salt water flows down certain Martian slopes each summer.

Read more about the discover here.

The discovery could have an important impact on NASA's quest to send a manned mission to Mars in the next 20 years.

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