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Mars Rocks Beagle Team

Mars Rocks Beagle Team

Mars Rocks Beagle Team

Mars Rocks Beagle Team

The meteorite that revived hopes of finding life on Mars is to be analysed by scientists working on the British-led Beagle 2 mission. Claims in 1996 that experts at the US space agency (Nasa) had found fossilised bugs inside a chunk of Mars rock remain highly contested.

But the revelations helped inspire the current fleet of space craft heading to the Red Planet to search for water.