This is an picture of the Lunar Prospector spacecraft, which was used to
determine the size of the Moon's core.
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Earth's Moon--A Chip Off The Old Block?
News story originally written on March 19, 1999
Scientists used the Lunar
spacecraft to find out that the Moon
has a small core. The Moon's core
is a lot smaller than
the Earths' core
This helps scientists prove that the Moon formed
from the Earth.
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