To The Moon!

We’re headed back to the moon…but this time, no people will be going.  Instead, a spacecraft will be crashing into the moon to look for water. LCROSS….Courtesy of NASA Previous missions have detected water on the moon…and there are some indications that there could be a significant amount of water on the moon. Next week, we will learn a lot more.  The mission is called LCROSS (Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite).  The LCROSS spacecraft was launched into an orbit around the Earth and the Moon by an Atlas rocket on June 18th.   On Friday, October 9, that orbit will end in explosive fashion. …