Lunar soil is richer than previously thought, with traces of silver among the complex mix of elements and compounds found within one of the moon's craters, according to a new study.
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Scientists who crashed two spacecraft into a crater on the moon said on Friday they found water in the dust they kicked up, just as they had hoped.
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A "significant amount" of frozen water has been found on the moon, the US space agency NASA said Friday.(Xinhua/AFP File Photo)
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A "significant amount" of frozen water has been found on the moon, the US space agency said Friday heralding a giant leap forward in space exploration and boosting hopes of a permanent lunar base.
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NASA's Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) impact view is seen in this image released on October 9, 2009. Two U.S. spacecraft were crashed into a lunar crater Friday but scientists said it was too early to say whether the mission to search for supplies of water on the Moon had been a success. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)
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WASHINGTON (AFP) – NASA would make an explosive return to the moon Friday when it sends a satellite and a rocket booster crashing into a lunar crater to look for water.
A NASA spacecraft destined to crash into a moon crater in the hunt for hidden caches of water ice has a new target, the space agency announced Monday.
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