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Decoding Lunar Crash Data

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Decoding Lunar Crash Data

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Decoding Lunar Crash Data

Decoding Lunar Crash Data

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Just over a year ago, the LCROSS mission deliberately crashed into a lunar crater, kicking up a cloud of debris —and signs of water. Michael Wargo, NASA's chief lunar scientist, describes other ingredients scientists have identified in lunar soil, a material called regolith.

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