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Water molecules detected on the moon by Chandrayaan-2 orbiter

Although India’s ambitious Chandrayaan-2 moon mission landed hard on the lunar surface in 2019, the orbiter that accompanied it has been delivering vital data to scientists on the ground. A scientific paper published earlier this week stated that the Chandrayaan-2 satellite confirmed the presence of water molecules (H2o) and hydroxyl (OH) on the moon’s surface. […]