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Fraser
2005-Sep-09, 08:28 PM
SUMMARY: NASA's Lunar Prospector hinted at the possibility that there are pockets of water ice in permanently shadowed craters at the Moon's poles. These reservoirs of water would be and invaluable supply of drinking water and air for astronauts, as well as the raw material for propellants. Scientists just need to confirm that it's there. NASA will be sending a new spacecraft, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, in 2008. It'll have four separate instruments capable of detecting water. So, we might know the answer soon.

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