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Mars Caves May Hold Secret to Life on Planet, Shelter Explorers

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posted on Oct, 20 2009 @ 10:12 AM
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Mars Caves May Hold Secret to Life on Planet, Shelter Explorers


www.bloomberg.com

Scientists have discovered a series of caves on Mars that might provide shelter to future explorers and may hold evidence of life, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The caves were probably formed when lava cooled and solidified on top of channels created during ancient volcanic eruptions, making tunnels,

The formations may hold evidence of microbial life that would have been destroyed or buried on the surface of the planet

There’s even been speculation that lava tubes could be sealed a
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posted on Oct, 20 2009 @ 10:12 AM
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**ALSO**

Here's some new images of Mars taken by NASA
english.pravda.ru...

Beautiful eh?
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“There’s even been speculation that lava tubes could be sealed and pressured to create a habitat for long term use,


So they'll make a home there in the caves for astronauts?
In the caves?

That's pretty interesting!

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[edit on 20-10-2009 by ModernAcademia]



posted on Oct, 20 2009 @ 10:24 AM
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Since MARS has no appreciable atmosphere, there must be protections for astronauts from radiation.

On Earth, we are protected by out atmosphere and magnetic fields that deflect solar and outer space radiation.

Sure space craft would have protection, but think how small they are.

If they can seal a cave, they would have a MUCH larger living/working area.

This would aid both physical and mental health.

That does not even think about possible life forms/water that "MAY" be found.



posted on Oct, 20 2009 @ 02:04 PM
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I am thinking there's life on the moon more than life on mars

Did you see the new Mars pics I posted?
Nice....
But unliveable.... for us yes, but still






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