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NASA finds two-mile-deep crater on the Moon which has ice scattered across a quarter of its surface

2 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

Ice may lie scattered across up to a quarter of the surface of a crater on the moon. NASA spotted bright illuminations in images returned from the Shackleton crater, which is located on the moon's South Pole.The more water we find on the moon, and the more accessible it is, the better - as it will be needed if Man ever establishes a permanent colony on the moon.NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft returned data that indicate ice may make up as much as 22 percent of the surface material.
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Image of the Day --Moon Ice!

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (2 years ago)

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft has returned data that indicate ice may make up as much as 22 percent of the surface material in a crater located on the moon's south pole. The team of NASA and university scienti... Read Post

Lunar crater has huge supplies of water ice

Academics / Astronomy : Skymania News (2 years ago)

NASA has discovered fresh evidence that a crater near the Moon’s south pole is packed with frozen water. Results from their spaceprobe Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter suggest that as much as 22 per cent of Shackleton crater’s surface i... Read Post

Researchers estimate ice content of crater at moon's south pole

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft has returned data that indicate ice may make up as much as 22 percent of the surface material in a crater located on the moon's south pole. The team of NASA and university scienti... Read Post


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