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Do Martians exist?

This animated film joins the alien, Paxi, as he investigates the possibility of life on Mars. Looking at the characteristics of living things, he compares them to non-living things. He also looks at microscopic life and how this may be the kind of life that could be found on Mars. Paxi then considers how scientists may find evidence of life on Mars and how the ExoMars Mission will explore this.

This resource has been produced by the European Space Agency, (ESA).

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