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Jorge Vago, ESA's ExoMars Project Scientist, in Laguna Brava

Date: 19 November 2010
Depicts: Jorge Vago explores the fascinating hydrothermal system of Laguna Brava, in Argentina
Location: Laguna Brava, La Rioja, Argentina
Copyright: Corona del Inca

Jorge Vago, ESA's ExoMars Project Scientist, pictured on Laguna Brava, La Rioja, Argentina. This location, situated at a height of 4500 m, is cold and subject to large doses of ultraviolet radiation. Jorge is examining bacterial colonies that thrive in the warmth and nutrients provided by the hydrothermal system here.

Last Update: 12 October 2015

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