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Moon's south pole has deep secrets, Chandrayaan-1 helps unravel lunar mystery

04/08/2021 03:03 PM | Click to read full article

As countries rush to dominate the new age space race, the Moon has emerged as a hot piece of real estate that could act as a base for deeper exploration of the universe as humans vie to become an interplanetary species.

Researchers developed a new understanding of the lunar surface by studying recent observations made by spacecraft hovering in its orbit as well as the Moon Mineralogy Mapper that was on board India’s Chandrayaan-I impact probe.