Ice on the Moon
Scientists announced that there may be some water near the south pole of the moon. A military satellite, Clementine, beamed radar waves to… read more
Scientists announced that there may be some water near the south pole of the moon. A military satellite, Clementine, beamed radar waves to different parts of the lunar surface and this particular area gave back a signal suggesting that water was there. Next October, a spacecraft will be launched to orbit the moon in order to confirm or contradict this evidence. close
People in this video
- Dwight Dustin Assistant Deputy Ballistic Missile Defense Organization->Technology
- Lawrence Nozette Adviser Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory->Technical Affairs
- Pedro Rustan Project Manager National Reconnaissance Office
Paul Spudis Professor Rice University->Lunar and Planetary Institute
- Department of Defense | Briefing RoomDepartment of Defense | Briefing Room
White House Briefing
Speakier takes questions about Space exploration and NASA.
Telephone lines were opened for comments on the topic, “Future human spaceflight.”
NASA Moon Surface Test
James Garvin talked about the initial results of efforts by NASA to test the surface of the moon for ice. He also…
Telephone lines were open for comments or not discovery of water on the moon is a reason to return.