View Full Version : Evidence of Vast Quantities of Water Ice on Mars

2006-Feb-04, 10:48 AM
SUMMARY: As predicted last week, NASA scientists announced that they have discovered evidence of vast deposits of water ice under the rocky surface of Mars. Special detectors on the Mars Odyssey spacecraft have found strong signals of enough ice to fill up Lake Michigan. As we've found on Earth, wherever there's water and heat, there's life, so this is encouraging for the search for life on Mars. This is also encouraging for possible future human missions to the Red Planet, as astronauts will have easy access to water for drinking, as well as hydrogen and oxygen.

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