NASA Plans To Send Humans To An Icy Part Of The Moon For The First Time Written 17 April 2019

CNET News reports that NASA is studying the lunar South Pole as part of its “plan to return astronauts to the moon within five years.” Although “the Apollo missions of the ‘60s and ‘70s all landed around the moon’s equator...the pole has” ice capable of extraction and use in various applications. NASA Deputy Associate Administrator for Exploration Steven Clarke said in a statement, “We know the South Pole region contains ice and may be rich in other resources based on our observations from orbit, but, otherwise, it’s a completely unexplored world.” (Image Credit: Gregory H. Revera | Wikipedia)
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