Researchers Find Thick Sheets of Ice Hiding Under Martian Surface

By The European Union Times

The layers of ice discovered on Mars could serve as a life-saving source of water for human explorers of the Red Planet, NASA scientists believe.

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has discovered ice sheets 300-feet-thick running just below the Martian surface.

Eight such geological formations with thick ice hiding very close to the surface have already been found on the Red Planet, and are seen by scientists as a valuable resource for potential human explorers of the faraway planet.

“We’ve found a new window into the ice for study, which we hope will be of interest to those interested in all aspects of ice [READ MORE HERE]

Source: EU Times

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