Cool discovery!
Mon Oct 9, 2017 12:54pm

Especially because:

"Either way, it’s an important find for future manned exploration of Mars, because that much water — whether in the form of ice or heavily hydrated minerals — can be converted not only into drinking water but into rocket fuel, which Wilson notes, “is in large part hydrogen and oxygen.” That means fuel for the return to Earth could be manufactured on Mars — hugely better than having to transport it there from Earth."

  • Water found near Martian equatorJim, Fri Oct 6 8:24am
    "In a surprising outcome, re-analysing old data finds ice where none was thought to survive, reports Richard A Lovett."
    • Cool discovery! — algorithms, Mon Oct 9 12:54pm
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