269 | Mars Exploration, with Ice!

May 27, 2020

Colonizing Mars has been a dream for planetary scientists for decades, expanding the presence of human kind in our solar system. However, for us to colonize Mars, we need to use resources available on the red planet. In this episode, hosts Gavin Tolometti and Yousuf Hasan chat with PhD candidate Shannon Hibbard from the Institute for Earth and Space Exploration about how we can search for buried ice on Mars and use it for drinking water, breathable air, and rocket fuel! 

To learn more about Shannon and her research, check out her website https://www.shannonmars.com/ or follow her on Twitter @Shann0nMars

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Produced by Gregory Robinson