October 25, 2021

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NASA has an ‘exciting new’ lunar announcement: How to listen and what it could be

NASA has an 'exciting new' lunar announcement: How to listen and what it could be

In 2017 a spectacular full moon rose at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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Tie in for the “exciting new discovery about the moon”. NASA has mocked an upcoming teleconference to share new science results from it Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (Sofia), a plane with a telescope.

“This new discovery will contribute to NASA ‘s efforts to learn about the moon in support of deep space exploration.” The agency said in a statement Wednesday.

This is expected to be linked to the news Artemis Program, Which aims to return humans to the moon in 2024, while at the same time developing the moon’s presence as a stepping stone to Mars’ distant destination.

NASA is not leaving out much detail about the announcement, but you can tune in for a Live audio broadcast of the media teleconference via the NASA Live website on Monday, October 26 at 9 am.

Sofia flying, customized 747 aircraft. “Flying above 99% of the ambiguous water vapor of the atmosphere, Sophia observes infrared wavelengths and chooses a phenomenon that is impossible to see with visible light,” NASA said.

NASA is busy exploring the water ice around the lunar south pole, Which can be a valuable resource to stay on site when astronauts live and work around the moon. The The space agency is also interested in lava tubes, Vast caves that provide shelter for visiting humans.

We have to wait for the ad to get all the juicy details, but some things are not about that. While there are some entertaining ulation rumors on social media, don’t expect any bombshell about alien life or cheese.


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