NASA confirms there is enough water already on the moon to support lunar colony

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox Any potential long-term manned moon base faces the problem of supplying enough food, and especially water, to supply its crew. But NASA have announced a major new find that could be a game-changer for lunar exploration – millions of small deposits of

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NASA sets out to buy moon resources mined by private companies

Washington: NASA launched an effort to pay companies to mine resources on the moon, announcing it would buy from them rocks, dirt and other lunar materials as the US space agency seeks to spur private extraction of coveted off-world resources for its use. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine wrote on Thursday, local time, in a blog post accompanying the announcement that

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Chasing the sun, NASA spacecraft stumbles upon a trail of shooting stars

San Francisco: Once there was an asteroid that flew too close to the sun. It was small and dark and rocky, too fragile to withstand such scorching conditions. The asteroid cracked, releasing a burst of dust and debris. Though it continued travelling along its orbit, it dropped millions of fragments in its wake. Humans named the asteroid Phaethon, for the child

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