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These pictures were made from Lunar Prospector data released September 3, 1998. The magenta and purple regions indicate the presence of hydrogen, which is assumed to be indicative of water.
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Lunar Prospector Makes Exciting Findings
News story originally written on September 4, 1998

The Lunar Prospector spacecraft has been flying around the Moon for about 8 months now. It just recently found that there might be lots and lots of water ice on the Moon. Humans could live on the Moon a lot easier if there was ice on the Moon.

Would you want to live on the Moon someday?

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