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Nasa Spacecraft Detects Impact Glass on Surface of Mars

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Impact glass on Mars

Researchers have found deposits of impact glass preserved in Martian craters, including Alga Crater, shown here. The detection is based on data from the Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars (CRISM) on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/JHUAPL/Univ. of Arizona

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has detected deposits of glass within impact craters on Mars.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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