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Water on moon

NASA refers to ISRO Chandrayaan-1's crucial discovery, says 'It's raining on the Moon'

Chandrayaan 1, India's first lunar mission launched on 2008 by the Indian Space Research Organisation, was the first spacecraft to detect water on the moon in 2018.

Jun 07, 2019, 18:35 PM IST

Moon's surface acts as 'chemical factory' to produce water: NASA

As the Sun streams protons to the Moon, they found, those particles interact with electrons in the lunar surface, making hydrogen (H) atoms.

Feb 21, 2019, 11:55 AM IST

Chandrayaan-1 mission data helps confirm presence of ice on Moon: NASA

The data was collected by NASA's Moon Minerology Mapper which was part of Chandrayaan-1's payload.

Aug 21, 2018, 19:50 PM IST

Moon's water may be widely distributed across its surface, says study

The findings could help researchers understand the origin of the Moon's water and how easy it would be to use as a resource.

Feb 24, 2018, 11:59 AM IST

Water in moon rocks key to understanding lunar history

A new review of hundreds of chemical analyses of Moon rocks indicates that the amount of water in the Moon`s interior varies regionally - revealing clues about how water originated and was redistributed in the Moon.

May 29, 2014, 10:54 AM IST

Sorry, not much water on moon!

Overturning a long-held assumption, a team of researchers has discovered that the amount of water present on the moon`s surface may have been overestimated by scientists studying lunar rock samples.

Apr 02, 2014, 12:29 PM IST

NASA to make water on Moon?

NASA is developing a Moon rover to find how water can be produced on the lunar surface by analysing liquid droplets trapped in deep freezes at its poles.

Apr 14, 2013, 20:58 PM IST

Moon water traces finding by Chandrayaan-1 path-breaking: Nair

Describing as "path-breaking"
the evidence of water on Moon by India`s Chandrayaan-1
mission, ISRO Chairman G Madhavan Nair on Thursday said no lunar
odyssey so far had given a "positive" conclusion.

Sep 24, 2009, 14:09 PM IST

NASA selects spot where it will search for water on the moon

NASA has selected the target crater where its LCROSS spacecraft will search for water on the moon.

Sep 09, 2009, 11:40 AM IST