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- October 2, 2023
Nair: India’s Moon Impact Probe Also Detected Water on Moon
India’s own probe also found water on moon: ISRO
The Economic Times
India’s own Moon Impact Probe (MIP) on board the country’s maiden lunar craft had discovered water on the moon, a finding confirmed by US space agency NASA’s probe that was also aboard Chandrayaan-1, India’s top space scientist G Madhavan Nair said here on Friday.
Nair said MIP picked up signals about the presence of water as it journeyed down to land on the moon surface.
“One of the main objectives of Chandrayaan-1 was to look for the presence of water. Our MIP confirmed it.”
He said they had indications of the finding “way back in June”, but waited all these days to make it public as they wanted the findings to come out in a scientific journal first.
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