Feb 9, 2013
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Curiosity rover spots strange hunk of metal on Mars
See that mysterious silver object in the picture above? That photograph was taken on the surface of Mars, and yet it sure doesn’t look like a red rock. On January 30th, NASA’s Curiosity rover snapped shots of the Martian landscape with each of its two MastCam cameras with this mystery object in the shot. NASA doesn’t seem to have commented on the horn-like item yet, but theories currently include a meteorite that landed on the planet, or a piece of ore exposed by erosion of some sort.

Curiosity rover spots strange hunk of metal on Mars

See that mysterious silver object in the picture above? That photograph was taken on the surface of Mars, and yet it sure doesn’t look like a red rock. On January 30th, NASA’s Curiosity rover snapped shots of the Martian landscape with each of its two MastCam cameras with this mystery object in the shot. NASA doesn’t seem to have commented on the horn-like item yet, but theories currently include a meteorite that landed on the planet, or a piece of ore exposed by erosion of some sort.

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    Metal Mars
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    —- aliens. aliens. dear god please let it be aliens.
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    Pretty legit
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    The remains of the Space Modulator.
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