Astronomers recently discovered a water vapor cloud surrounding a black hole that is over 140 trillion times the size of Earth’s oceans.
Ancient river deltas as pictured by NASA's Mars Global Surveyor.
In 2015, Mars’ Curiosity rover confirmed the presence of liquid water on the Red Planet. Curiosity found that tiny amounts of water vapor condense as a liquid in the planet's soil at night and evaporate away in the morning. High amounts of salt in the soil lower the melting point of water, allowing it to temporarily pool as a liquid despite the subzero temperatures.
While the freezing temperatures make it very unlikely that life exists there, the presence of liquid water could make it easier for humans to settle on Mars in the future.
Image from the Dawn spacecraft showing Ceres’ bright spots.
Europa is one of 67 moons that orbit Jupiter and is one of the most likely places for life beyond Earth in our solar system.
This moon is believed to be one of the oldest objects in the solar system and its geologic landscape has been virtually unchanged for over
4 billion years. Because of its magnetic field and low radiation levels, Callisto has long been considered one of the most suitable places for future manned exploration.
A false-color representation of data collected by NASA’s Cassini probe. Titan’s largest hydrocarbon lake, Kraken Mare, is larger than Earth’s Lake Superior.
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Agenzia Spaziale Italiana/USGS
Titan is the largest Moon of Saturn and the only moon in the solar system known to have a dense atmosphere and stable bodies of liquid flowing on its surface.
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