Unformatted text preview: principal investigator, Anthony Colaprete was very satisfied. The craft was launched to look for water ice hidden beneath the crater in its perpetual darkness and frigidness. Previous projects have already confirmed the presence of hydrogen deep within craters near the moon’s poles; hydrogen is most likely in the form of water. It’s possible that the craft hit an area in the crater such that debri wasn’t tossed high enough for it to reach sunlight; thus not being seen. Over the next few days and weeks, the team in charge of this project will look at the results and build a case for water or against water....
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- Spring '10
- Impact crater, Lunar Crater Observation, The Lunar Crater