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Find out about the decades long search for water on Mars

Water on Mars

Mars was a world of rivers oceans even some astronomers said artificial canals serving Martian cities but today the planet is a desolate wasteland. Throughout history, people imagine Mars might be a planet like our own perhaps even our twin. Through telescopes, early astronomers thought they saw seas and continents even vegetation that changed with the seasons it seemed that many people agreed there must be water on Mars so the first actual photographs from the surface were a shock. This barren desert landscape wasn’t at all what many had imagined. Mars seemed of freezing dead world nothing like our own.

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