There’s ice on Mercury,. But it just turns out that at its North Pole, there are some places where the Sun never shines. We have very compelling evidence that these regions are indeed filled with water ice. Five, four, Three, two, One, zero and lift off. I landed and built my base successfully. Now I can continue to phase two, exploring the Mercury and searching for ice. Novum you gain permission to continue to Phase Two. Start right now!