Curiosity Preparing To Drill In Area Once “Saturated” With Water

Coverage of NASA’s announcement regarding the upcoming first drill for Curiosity was widespread and very positive. The only negative mentions in the coverage involved the slight delay to when scientists originally thought this operation would occur.
The CBS Evening News javascript:mediaPopup(‘http://media.bulletinnews.com/playclip.aspx?clipid=8cfc16ff41929f0&pub=nasa#20130116115343143232218166′) (1/15, story 9, 0:30, Pelley, 5.58M) broadcast , “NASA said today that it has discovered rocks on Mars that were once saturated with water.” The Curiosity rover sent back images of the rocks and “will soon drill into the rocks to collect samples for analysis.” …