Massive Deposits of Water Ice Found on Mars

Mars may not be as dry as it looks. NASA and the United States Geological Survey (USGS) have used instruments onboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) to analyze the vertical structure and thickness of buried ice sheets, which preserve a detailed record of the Red Planet's past and could provide future human explorers with an easily-accessible water supply... Continue Reading 3D scans reveal huge underground ice sheets on Mars Category: Space Tags: Geology Ice Mars Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter NASA Water Related Articles: Newly spotted ice field buried on Mars could provide water to future colonists Flat volcanoes hint at an icy ancient Mars Martian dust storms could make life interesting for future astronauts Dark streaks on Mars may not be evidence of water after all

Massive Deposits of Water Ice Found on Mars

Fri 12 Jan 18 from Discover Magazine

Huge ice sheets on Mars could allow humans to live on the Red Planet, Nasa spacecraft shows

You can go out with a bucket and shovel and just collect as much water as you need,' one scientist said. 'I think it's sort of a game-changer'

Fri 12 Jan 18 from The Independent

Scientists Have Discovered Massive Ice Sheets on Mars

The water they contain could be a useful resource for future astronauts

Fri 12 Jan 18 from TIME

3D scans reveal huge underground ice sheets on Mars

Mars may not be as dry as it looks. NASA and the United States Geological Survey (USGS) have used instruments onboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) to analyze the vertical structure ...

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Gizmag

Mars has ice sheets 130 metres thick hiding below its red dust

Eight newfound Martian cliffs made up of layers of ice could tell us how the Red Planet's climate has changed in the past several million years

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Newscientist

Deep, buried glaciers spotted on Mars

Buried glaciers have been spotted on Mars, offering new hints about how much water may be accessible on the Red Planet and where it is located, researchers said Thursday.

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Phys.org

Cliffs of ice spied on Mars

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Science Now

Martian Glaciers Could Help Unlock Planetís History

The quest to find water on Mars continues as researchers report the likely presence of ice sheets on the Red Planet. Data from two orbiting spacecraft revealed ice cliffs at least 100 meters ...

Fri 12 Jan 18 from Geek.com

NASA finds easy-to-access water all over Mars

NASA and private companies like SpaceX are busy planning Mars missions, but only have a vague idea of how they're going to find critical water supplies. Now, using the Mars Reconnaissance ...

Fri 12 Jan 18 from Engadget

Big sheets of water ice lie just beneath the surface of Mars

Sizable deposits of water ice lurk just beneath the surface in some regions of Mars, a new study reports.

Fri 12 Jan 18 from FOXNews

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