Thursday, September 24, 2009

NASA declares Water presence in Moon - India on top of the world

It is the time to enjoy .. Congrats India!!!

NASA Instruments Reveal Water Molecules on Lunar Surface and on 24th September 2009, NASA declared this fact officially.

NASA scientists have discovered water molecules in the polar regions of the moon. Instruments aboard three separate spacecraft revealed water molecules in amounts that are greater than predicted, but still relatively small. Hydroxyl, a molecule consisting of one oxygen atom and one hydrogen atom, also was found in the lunar soil. The findings were published in Thursday's edition of the journal Science

NASA says,

NASA's Moon Mineralogy Mapper, or M3, instrument reported the observations. M3 was carried into space on Oct. 22, 2008, aboard the Indian Space Research Organization's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft.


Jai Ho India...

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