This handout photo provided by Darryl Pitt of the Macovich Collection shows an external view of a Martian meteorite recovered in December 2011 near Foumzgit, Morocco, following a meteorite shower believed to have occurred in July 2011. (Associated Press/Darryl Pitt, Macovich Collection)

Photo by: Darryl Pitt

This handout photo provided by Darryl Pitt of the Macovich Collection shows an external view of a Martian meteorite recovered in December 2011 near Foumzgit, Morocco, following a meteorite shower believed to have occurred in July 2011. (Associated Press/Darryl Pitt, Macovich Collection)