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2010-03-01 15:55:00

WASHINGTON, March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Using data from a NASA radar that flew aboard India's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, scientists have detected ice deposits near the moon's north pole.

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2010-03-01 15:55:00

Using data from a NASA radar that flew aboard India's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, scientists have detected ice deposits near the moon's north pole.

2009-09-29 07:38:00

PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) played a critical role in the design and engineering of the Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) instrument which helped NASA confirm the existence of water molecules on the lunar surface.

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2009-09-24 08:05:00

In a discovery that promises to reinvigorate studies of the moon and potentially upend thinking of how it originated, scientists have found evidence of water molecules on the surface of the moon.

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2009-08-06 08:20:00

This image of Earth taken from 200 kilometers (124 miles) above the lunar surface was taken by the Moon Mineralogy Mapper, one of two NASA instruments onboard the Indian Space Research Organization's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft.

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2009-01-16 11:55:00

Using a NASA radar flying aboard India's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, scientists are getting their first look inside the moon's coldest, darkest craters.

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2008-12-18 09:32:40

Different wavelengths of light provide new information about the Orientale Basin region of the moon in a new composite image taken by NASA's Moon Mineralogy Mapper, a guest instrument aboard the Indian Space Research Organization's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft.


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