NASA makes a splash: Last year's moonshot kicked up plenty of water
Alicia Chang"LOS ANGELES (AP) When NASA blasted a hole in the moon last year in search of water, scientists figured there would be a splash. They just didn't know how big. "Now new results from the Hollywood-esque moonshot reveal lots of water in a crater where the sun never shines 41 gallons of ice and vapor. "That may not sound like much it's what a typical washing machine uses for a load but it's almost twice as much as researchers had initially measured and more than they ever expected to find. "The estimate represents only what scientists can see from the debris plume that was kicked up from the high-speed crash near the south pole by a NASA spacecraft on Oct. 9, 2009." Read on...
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"NASA makes a splash: Last year's moonshot kicked up plenty of water", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), octobre 2010. Consulté le 21/02/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/nasa-makes-a-splash-last-year-s-moonshot-kicked-up-plenty-of-water