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NASA's Big Moon News: There's Water All Over the Place

On Oct 26, 2020
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New research provides the best evidence to date of water on the Moon's sunlit surface and suggests this valuable resource is scattered widely across the Moon.

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NASA's Big Moon News: There's Water All Over the Place

NASA's Big Moon News: There's Water All Over the Place

New research provides the best evidence to date of water on the Moon's sunlit surface and suggests this valuable resource is scattered widely across the Moon.

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