Stargazer November 28 - December 4, 2016: Water Ice on Mars

Nov 28, 2016

Credit courtesy of Shawn A. Laatsch

No, not that kind of water ice. In addition to what we can try and spot in our dark island skies, we hear about a NASA discovery of frozen water just beneath the surface of the Red Planet, as HPR ATC Host Dave Lawrence speaks with Christopher Phillips.

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter makes a critical discovery of ice on Mars. This image is vertically exaggerated and of the area where they think there is ice just below the surface.
Credit courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona