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NASA’s Lunar Orbiter Spots “Moving Water Molecules” on the Moon

Futurism Monday, 11 March 2019
NASA’s Lunar Orbiter Spots “Moving Water Molecules” on the MoonMoving Water NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) just spotted “moving water molecules” on the near side of the Moon — which could be a big deal for future human missions to the Moon. Scientists observed water molecules moving around as the lunar surface heated up during the Moon’s day cycle. Researchers had previously assumed that the main source […]

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MOON — Data from NASA's lunar orbiter has shed light on water movement on the moon's surface. According to NASA, scientists previously thought moon was arid, with water existing mainly as ice pockets in craters near the poles. But in recent years, they have identified surface water in sparse...

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