Home / Science / NASA Discovers Brand New Crater on Mars

NASA Discovers Brand New Crater on Mars

New Look

Sometime in the last three years, Mars got nailed by some sort of rock space – and NASA just found the brand-new crater.

NASA did not get the impact in real time ; the crater was spotted and photographed by the space agency's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, which was checked that area in September 2016, Space.com reports.

Technicolor Crater

The crater stands out because of its distinctly blue smudge, which spreads about 2,600 square feet across the top surface of Mars. Veronica Bray, the scientist who imaged the crater, told Space.com that the impact from the surface to reveal darker-colored rock below.

Source link