Neutron detector finds signs of hydrogen at lunar poles - Photos: Hunting for water on the moon

Photos: Hunting for water on the moon

Neutron detector finds signs of hydrogen at lunar poles

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Neutron detector finds signs of hydrogen at lunar poles Source: NASA

Neutron detector finds signs of hydrogen at lunar poles

2009 (Sept): Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (US): A neutron detector found signs of hydrogen - and thus water - at the lunar poles.

 

NASA's LCROSS mission is the latest in a series of attempts to divine water on the moon – some have hinted that our nearest neighbour may be something of a watery oasis, while others suggest that view is just a mirage.

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