Orbiter flaw may have ruled out some signs of water on Mars

Problems like these are why we need to send people

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You might not want to get too excited about the prospects of finding water on Mars. A recently published study has determined that the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter’s approach to handling water data is flawed, potentially invalidating some earlier discoveries of salty water flows.

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