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This time they chose a place more suitable than the previous sites of landing. It is the Gale Crater: it has a mountain in its middle about 5 km high.
The previous landings were either in the desert of Mars or in the deserted regions near the pole. That is because they were afraid lest their rover should be destroyed on the rocks of the mountains.
Now they will land at the periphery of this region, then they will proceed towards the central mountainous region.
They discovered there is now flowing water on Mars, and while the high mountains of Mars are covered by ice on their tops, so the water - like on Earth - will percolate in the ground to spring in the mountain slopes and the valleys below, and there the villages, people, birds, animals and plants.