We Could Live in Caves on the Moon, Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Published on January 7, 2018
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The Perfect Location For a Future Moon Base Has Finally Been Confirmed
https://www.sciencealert.com/the-perfect-real-estate-for-a-moon-base-has-just-been-confirmed
“Forget the romance of camping on the Moon – an unimpeded rain of radiation would make even short stays an express trip to Cancer City. One way to protect potential lunar residents from high doses of cosmic rays would be to stick their base underground.”

Vice President Mike Pence Says NASA’s Going Back to the Moon
https://www.seeker.com/space/exploration/vice-president-pence-pledges-renewed-lunar-focus-for-us-space-agency
“The Trump administration is committed to sending astronauts to the moon as part of a broader push to prioritize human spaceflight and firm up US dominance in the final frontier, Vice President Mike Pence said.”

First-Ever Map of Water on Moon Could Help Support Lunar Missions
https://www.seeker.com/space/first-ever-map-of-water-on-moon-could-help-support-lunar-missions
For the first time, scientists have mapped the distribution of water trapped in the moon’s soil, which could come in handy for planning future missions to the lunar surface. In 2009, NASA’s LCROSS (Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite) probe discovered traces of water and a related molecule called hydroxyl, which consists of hydrogen and oxygen, in soil on the moon.

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