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Mars rover still sniffing for elusive methane

A sample of Martian soil delivered by the robotic arm on NASA's Mars rover Curiosity to the rover's observation tray for the first time is pictured in this October 16, 2012 NASA handout photo obtained by Reuters October 20, 2012. REUTERS/NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS/Handout.

A sample of Martian soil delivered by the robotic arm on NASA's Mars rover Curiosity to the rover's observation tray for the first time is pictured in this October 16, 2012 NASA handout photo obtained by Reuters October 20, 2012....more

A sample of Martian soil delivered by the robotic arm on NASA's Mars rover Curiosity to the rover's observation tray for the first time is pictured in this October 16, 2012 NASA handout photo obtained by Reuters October 20, 2012. REUTERS/NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS/Handout.
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