NASA’s Mars wanderer Curiosity has actually rolled right into a spot of ground that might drop significant light on the Red Earth’s environment background.

Inquisitiveness landed inside the 96-mile-wide (154 kilometers) Wind Crater in August 2012, on a goal to analyze the area’s previous prospective to host Earth-like life. The car-sized robotic quickly located proof that Wind held a habitable lake-and-stream system billions of years earlier, which this atmosphere likely persisted for long stretches.