Moon richer in water than once thought

Paris, Oct 26 (AFP/APP):There may be far more water on the Moon than previously thought, according to two studies published Monday raising the tantalising prospect that astronauts on future space missions could find refreshment — and maybe even fuel — on the lunar surface. The Moon was believed to be bone dry until around a decade ago when a series of findings suggested that our nearest celestial neighbour has traces of water trapped in the surface. Two new studies published in Nature Astronomy on Monday suggest there could be much more water than previously thought, including ice stored in permanently … Continue reading Moon richer in water than once thought