- Nov 27, 2023
Water Ice on the Moon – Cold Facts and a Resource Reckoning
Without doubt, Earth’s Moon looms as nations and for-profit private companies alike have our celestial next-door-neighbor in their exploration cross-hairs.
The drumbeat of getting back to the Moon, then putting humans on a permanent footing there, is on the upswing — a prospect made all the more practical by harvesting lunar resources. One need-to-have top priority is water ice, thought to reside within permanently-shadowed polar craters.