Moon to be 'bombed' in water hunt

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    Separation in 15 mins!
     
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    This looks hilariously low-tech. We are not getting a direct feed to the camera but instead a web cam is looking at their screen and it's out of focus and somebody has opened notepad and is updating the "Camera on in X minutes" manually. They appear to be using Windows 95 too!
     
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    Well the telemetry-based animation sequence ran for about 2 mins in the VIDEO 2 area and eventually a small blob appeared in the VIDEO 1 area, then they switched to Infra-red for a minute or so but it didn't make the blob any more recognisable, so they went back to normal cam.
     
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    It now says "Good Separation. See you at 3.15am PDT". What's going to happen then?
     
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    A lunar version of "old faithful". I wonder about the level of possible disappointment here for NASA.

    The moon remains drier than any desert on Earth, but the water is said to exist on the moon in very small quantities. One ton of the top layer of the lunar surface would hold about 32 ounces of water, researchers said.
     
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