NASA's treasure map for water ice on Mars

December 15, 2019 - General

NASA has big plans for returning astronauts to the Moon in 2024, a stepping stone on the path to sending humans to Mars. But where should the first people on the Red Planet land?

The annotated area of Mars in this illustration holds near-surface water ice that would be easily accessible
for astronauts to dig up. The water ice was identified as part of a map using data from NASA orbiters
[Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech]A new paper…

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