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Thanks to Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA, for its acronym in English), have been found rwater stars on the moonNASA announced at noon on Monday. These are unambiguous data on the presence of frozen water in different craters.
“This finding is a great discovery for both science and human exploration,” they said from NASA.
Knowing where there is water on the Moon can help astronauts in space explorationsaid a NASA expert, since water has multiple possible uses. It would be key for future lunar bases.
The SOFIA observatory is riding on a Boeing 747SP plane that carries a telescope.