lunar crater


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a crater on the Earth's Moon

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The Lunar Crater Remote Observation and Sensing Satellite mission involved deliberately crashing a spent rocket into a crater near the Moon's south pole.
Both of these measurements together "made us really confident" that there's water in the lunar crater, Colaprete told Science News.
Damascus, (SANA) - Scientists announced tonight that they have discovered "buckets" of water on the Moon following the analysis of data from a spacecraft that was deliberately crashed into a lunar crater last month.
The Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite was fired into the lunar crust on October 9.
Durham University's Dr Vincent Eke played a crucial role in Nasa's decision about where to crash the rocket - The Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS).
The pounds 49million expedition involved crashing two US spacecraft into a lunar crater near the Moon's south pole.
The pounds 49m expedition involved crashing two US spacecraft into a lunar crater near the Moon's south pole, and was designed to throw up spray from any ice that was there.
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LCROSS - the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite - will help determine whether the Moon has sufficient water ice to sustain exploratory efforts by humans.
The Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite launched in June with the goal of finding out whether water ice might lie hidden at the bottom of polar craters on the moon that havenAAEt seen sunlight in billions of years.
LCROSS andndash; standing for Lunar Crater Observing and Sensing Satellite andndash; was launched on an Atlas V from Cape Canaveral in Florida on June 18 and entered lunar obit five days later.
The Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) and its Centaur rocket will smash into a crater in the Cabeus region of the Moon's South Pole.
Early rising space enthusiasts can watch the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite crash-land on the Moon Friday at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry in Portland.
History was made on Friday October 9th when NASA sent not one but two spacecraft hurtling into the surface of the Moon leaving a Thermoteknix miniature thermal imaging camera permanently embedded in its own lunar crater.