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Odyssey's First Look: Craft spies signs of ice at the Martian south pole

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10:28am, March 6, 2002

Astronomers for the first time have found evidence of large amounts of frozen water on Mars. The Red Planet's south-polar region may contain an expanse of ice just beneath its surface, according to data gathered by the Mars Odyssey spacecraft, which began mapping the planet late last month.

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