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View Full Version : Loads of Ice Waiting for Explorers at the Moon’s Shackleton Crater



Fraser
2012-Jun-20, 06:50 PM
Shackleton crater on the Moon’s south pole has been somewhat of an enigma, as its permanently shadowed interior has made it difficult to detect what is inside. But with new observations using the laser altimeter on the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft, a team of researchers has essentially illuminated the crater’s interior with laser light, [...]

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