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NASA's Mars Insight lander has paused drilling operations after hitting a hard material beneath the surface.

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Nasa's Curiosity rover found organic matter buried and preserved in ancient sediments that formed a vast lake bed on Mars more than 3billion years ago. 

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NASA is willing to collect and transfer soil and rock samples from Mars to Earth.

NASA's Curiosity Mars team has recently obtained a second soil sample from an outcrop of the Murray formation, the geological unit of Mount Sharp on Mars. Through analysis of the soil samples, scientists hope to understand the formation of the mountain and investigate its mineralogical structure.