Posts Tagged ‘lunar water’

The Moon Is Awash In Water

October 29, 2020

The Moon Is Awash In Water

Two new studies indocate that there are “cold traps” on the moon full of water. NASA spied on Luna from a high-flying jet named SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy) and found the unique signature of water all over the place on sunlit portions of the moon. A secord study finds that frozen water could be hiding in lunar shadows on 15,444 square miles of the moon’s real estate. Astronauts are probably planning lakeside chateaus as you read this.


It’s Refreshing. It’s … Moon Water.

May 29, 2011

It's Refreshing. It's ... Moon Water.
Moon water is back in the news:

“Evidence of Water Beneath Moon’s Stony Face,” Kenneth Chang, New York Times

“Moon Has More Water Than Previously Thought in Challenge to View of Origin,” Elizabeth Lopatto, Bloomberg News

“Another moon stunner: Its interior is wet, too,” Mike Wall, MSNBC

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