From visual impairment to muscle atrophy, we’re starting to get a good understanding of the problems prolonged space travel can cause to the human body. But, we still don’t really know much about how to address them.
From deadly radiation to muscle atrophy, space travel already includes some major challenges when it comes to actually keeping humans alive and healthy. Well, it looks like we could have one more problem to solve before we load up and start exploring the stars.
Initially, scientists believed our best shot at finding water on Mars would likely come at the planet’s ice caps. Then they thought there could be some surface water much easier to tap into. But now ... it looks like we might have to aim back at the ice caps.