Planetary caves’ role in astronaut bases and the search for life

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Abstract

Planetary caves are practically everywhere. Scientists have identified more than 200 lunar and more than 2000 Martian cave-related features. They’ve also found vents and fissures associated with water ice plumes on Saturnian, Jovian, and Neptunian moons. Recently, primary vents of two possible cryovolcanoes were identified on Pluto.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Planetary caves’ role in astronaut bases and the search for life
Series title Eos, Earth and Space Science News
DOI 10.1029/2016EO047295
Volume 97
Year Published 2016
Language English
Publisher American Geophysical Union
Contributing office(s) Astrogeology Science Center
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