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NASA - GRAIL Updates
« Reply #120 on: 11/09/2013 10:56 am »
NASA's GRAIL Mission Puts a New Face on the Moon

Scientists using data from NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory mission are gaining new insight into how the face of the moon received its rugged good looks.

http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2013-322&utm_source=iContact&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NASAJPL&utm_content=grail20131106

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Re: LIVE: NASA - GRAIL Updates
« Reply #121 on: 06/11/2019 10:00 am »
Used data from the GRAIL mission.

Mass anomaly detected under the moon's largest crater

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A mysterious large mass of material has been discovered beneath the largest crater in our solar system—the Moon's South Pole-Aitken basin—and may contain metal from the asteroid that crashed into the Moon and formed the crater, according to a Baylor University study.

"Imagine taking a pile of metal five times larger than the Big Island of Hawaii and burying it underground. That's roughly how much unexpected mass we detected," said lead author Peter B. James,

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