New findings from India’s 2008-09 Chandrayaan-1 lunar orbiter mission point to an internal source of water on the Moon detected in magmatic deposits at an equatorial crater peak, according to NASA-funded research led by scientists from the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL). The findings represent the first orbital detection of water from the lunar depths and contribute to a change in long-held assumptions that the Moon is inherently dry, according to APL planetary ...

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