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Space probes team up in hunt for moon water

Posted on Thursday, 27 August, 2009 | Comment icon 1 comment


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US and Indian space probes are joining forces in orbit around the moon to find evidence of water ice which can be identified by the way radar echoes vary depending on the position of the listener.

"A delicate joint manoeuvre between US and Indian space probes orbiting the moon could turn up evidence for valuable lunar water."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by PotterManiac on 27 August, 2009, 14:20
Cooperative exploration can go in two ways..it would either be really succesful or would create total confusion...Good Luck! Thanks PotterManiac




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