Friday, October 9, 2009
Nasa Team Scours Moon Crash Data
From The BBC:
Nasa scientists have been outlining their preliminary results after crashing two unmanned spacecraft into the Moon in a bid to detect water-ice.
A rocket stage slammed into the Moon's south pole at 1231 BST (0731 EDT).
Another craft followed just behind, looking for signs of water in debris kicked up by the first collision.
Instruments on the second spacecraft identified a flash from the initial impact as well as a crater, but the expected debris cloud was not evident.
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