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NASA Discovers Water on Moon’s Sunlit Surface

WorldNews Tuesday, 27 October 2020
NASA Discovers Water on Moon’s Sunlit SurfaceThe National Space and Aeronautics Administration (NASA) on Monday, 26 October, confirmed the presence of water on the sunlit surface of the Moon. NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) has confirmed, for the first time, water on the sunlit surface of the Moon. This discovery indicates that water may be distributed across the lunar surface, and not limited to cold, shadowed place, NASA stated in...
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News video: NASA's SOFIA discovers water on the sunlit surface of Moon, could help astronauts on mission

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Possibility of life on the Moon has always intrigued the scientists and researchers. Until a decade ago, the Moon was believed to be absolutely dry when a series of findings suggested that our nearest celestial neighbour has traces of water trapped in the surface. Now it has emerged that there may be...

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