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Scientists Pick Two Sweet Spots for Rovers on Mars

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Science  17 Jan 2003:
Vol. 299, Issue 5605, pp. 326
DOI: 10.1126/science.299.5605.326a

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Summary

In the end, the choice of where to land NASA's two Mars Exploration Rovers next year turned out to be a no-brainer for planetary scientists. They picked two sites where water once flowed--the best place to look for possible signs of life.