In November 2016, NASA announced that they found a huge water ice deposit in the Utopia Planitia region of Mars. If you follow news about the Red Planet, you might think, "Big whoop. We've known there's water ice there for years." Not so fast: there's something special about this particular ice that could make future Mars missions much easier.
Why It's Special
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Written by Ashley Hamer December 8, 2016
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