Huge Reserves Of Water Ice Discovered On Mars

"Astronauts could essentially just go there with a bucket and a shovel and get all the water they need," says a member of the research team.

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    The discovery of a mountain of frozen water lying just under the surface of Mars has been hailed by scientists as game-changer for exploration of the Red Planet. The abundant supply of ice could help sustain a human colony, and may even be an indicator of ...
    01/12/2018 - 6:22 pm | View Link
  • Huge reserves of water ice discovered on Mars could speed manned missions
    Huge ice sheets more than 300 feet deep have been discovered on Mars, making it possible that human astronauts could have access to almost limitless water, scientists said Thursday. "Astronauts could essentially just go there with a bucket and a shovel and ...
    01/12/2018 - 7:31 am | View Link
  • Huge Water Reserves Found All Over Mars
    the U.S. Geological Survey geologist who co-discovered the ice layers. Scientists have long theorized that reserves of water ice are locked underground on Mars. In 2002, the NASA Odyssey mission scanned the planet from orbit and detected signs of shallow ...
    01/11/2018 - 6:43 am | View Link
  • Explore the huge secret cave that lay hidden under Montreal
    This is a major discovery': Explorers find massive ice-age cavern beneath Montreal Cavers ... an underground layer of permeable rock that holds water. Think of it like a rock bank that holds water reserves until you withdraw them to use.
    12/4/2017 - 2:20 pm | View Link
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    While most oil wells are deep, if the pressure is sufficient, it will push the water back upwards, toward untouched reserves of fresh water. While researchers couldn’t quantify the actual risk of contamination caused by drilling, they say that their ...
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  • Oil reserves
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