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Washington, April 6 (IANS) The team of scientists and engineers behind NASA’s Curiosity rover has named a hill along the rover’s path on Mars in honour of recently…

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Washington, April 6 (IANS) The team of scientists and engineers behind NASA’s Curiosity rover has named a hill along the rover’s path on Mars in honour of recently deceased mission scientist Rafael Navarro-Gonzalez.
A craggy hump that stretches 120 meters tall, “Rafael Navarro Mountain” is located on Mount Sharp in northwest Gale Crater, NASA said on Monday.
Navarro-Gonzalez died on January 28 from complications related to Covid-19.
A leading astrobiologist in Mexico, he was a…

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