NASA lunar module is ready to bomb the moon


26/06/2008

NASA team of technicians conducting final testing of shock module (impactor) unit LCROSS (Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite), on which great hopes in the search for water on the moon.

The main objective of the mission is to confirm the presence or absence of water ice in permanently shadowed craters in the polar region of the Moon. The main preparatory phase, thermal vacuum testing of the spacecraft LCROSS, was completed on June 5 by a contracting company Northrop Grumman in Redondo Beach (California).

To simulate the harsh conditions of space, for 13 and a half days a spaceship technology was heated to 110


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