NASA announces the discovery of water on the moon


NASA – The US space agency has announced that it has collected the strongest set of evidence proving the existence of water on the lunar surface. The data, collected by the SOFIA telescope (acronym for Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy), installed on a modified Boeing 747, undoubtedly show the existence of H2O (water molecule) on the Moon in appreciable quantities. This discovery promises to revolutionize future space expeditions, as the existence of water molecules gives rise to a multitude of uses.

There are many unanswered questions; what shape does the lunar water take? Some scientists say it will be dissolved into small grains in the deepest craters of the lunar soil. And how to extract water in a completely hostile environment, where the temperature does not exceed -230 degrees centigrade. Only a new mission to the moon can clear up these problems. NASA’s Artemis mission plans to send two astronauts (a man and a woman) to the moon by 2024.


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