Euronews 27 Oct 2020

Frozen water discovered in more places on Moon, scientists confirm


The discovery of reserves of ice water on the Moon could mean future lunar bases will be able to access drinking water.

Water could be more common on the moon than previously thought in what would provide 'everything that NASA needs' for future lunar missions.

Natural supplies of water there would allow astronauts to hydrate themselves and could provide fuel for other space missions.

Researchers have suggested that in some cases tiny patches of ice might exist in permanent shadows no bigger than a one-pence coin.
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