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Pathfinder Science Results Are In!
News story originally written on July 28, 1997
The Mars Pathfinder has been on Mars three weeks. So far, the mission has been very good.
The Pathfinder rover has been able to find out some interesting things already. One thing that the rover has found is that the rocks near the lander are all very different from each other. They are different colors and they are made up of different things.
The rover has found that the soil on Mars is the same no matter where you go on the planet. If you picked up the soil in your hands, it would feel like powder...But of course, it would be red!
The Sojourner rover will keep testing rocks for the rest of the mission.
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