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ISRO-SAC instrument finds presence of hydroxyl and water molecules on Moon

11/08/2021 03:06 PM | Click to read full article

In what can be called a pathbreaking discovery, the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) homegrown instrument aboard Chandrayaan-2 has detected the unambiguous presence of hydroxyl and water molecules on the Moon with the precision of differentiating between the two.

The findings also strongly suggests that the presence of these correlates with mineralogy and latitudinal location.