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    Habanero is offline Senior Member Frequent Poster
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    Default Water on the Moon confirmed

    Seriously, pretty cool.

    http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/LC...r_results.html

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    "Along with the water in Cabeus, there are hints of other intriguing substances. The permanently shadowed regions of the moon are truly cold traps, collecting and preserving material over billions of years."
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    echoblaze is offline Senior Member Community Builder
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    awesome, gonna fly this boat to the moon!

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    Well, of course, it´s pretty good to know for sure that there´s water...
    But till we´re gonna get there...

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    Great now why doesnt NASA invent a quarter million mile long straw so we can put that water to some use.


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    Quote Originally Posted by StealDragon View Post
    Great now why doesnt NASA invent a quarter million mile long straw so we can put that water to some use.
    lmao. that's the plan actually

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    Well, it's more like building an outpost near the water supplies.

    Getting there isn't a problem really, but prolonged stay will require massive amount of research and development before getting all pumped up about it
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    how much of water???

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    a whole cupful and then some

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    It's gonna depend on the form of the found water. Since the collision threw up craptons of crust material, it's impossible to tell whether the water is in the soil or formed an actual frozen lake. All we now know is that there is water in some form. Hopefully there's a lot of it, since it's very expensive to transport it from the Earth. Several tens of thousands of dollars each liter.
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    Anyone that would ship water from a moon to a planet 70% covered in the stuff needs to to be slapped.


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    I raise a toast to the the souls that sang all along. I've been gathering friends to just to make some sounds,
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