Water traps found on Moon that astronauts can use for drinking
Water could be more common on the moon than previously thought in what would provide "everything that NASA needs" for future lunar missions.
Natural supplies of water there would allow astronauts to hydrate themselves and help to provide fuel for other space projects.
Researchers have suggested that in some cases tiny patches of ice might exist in permanent shadows. This lunar phenomena, called cold traps, are shadowy regions of the moon’s surface that exist in a state of eternal darkness.
It is thought that many of the cold traps have gone without a single ray of sunlight for potentially billions of years. Scientists believe there may be a lot more of these traps than previous data had suggested.