[brlug-general] [Fwd: Found it! Ice on Mars]
bcomo at bellsouth.net
Fri May 31 16:17:40 CDT 2002
The water makes a good fuel, is a source of oxygen, and hopefully a potable
water source making extended spaceflight possible.
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Hebert" <johnahebert at yahoo.com>
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Sent: Friday, May 31, 2002 3:52 PM
Subject: RE: [brlug-general] [Fwd: Found it! Ice on Mars]
> --- Tim Fournet <tfournet at artisannetwork.com> wrote:
> > I read an article a couple months ago about that
> > very thing. Scientists
> > have observed that microorganisms have survived in
> > things like molten
> > lava and laying dormant in fossilized amber. They
> > even found that
> > bacteria had gone dormant inside of equipment left
> > on the moon and then
> > re-awoke once it was brought to a better
> > environment.
> Damn, that's some hardy bacteria.
> So, if bacteria can survive the ride, than it probably
> had, as well as other micro-organisms. Then
> theoretically, we don't _really_ know which planet
> life began on in this solar system, or even if it
> originated in this solar system at all.
> John Hebert
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