NASA says there’s more water than previously thought on the moon

An 11-day-old gibbous Moon, on March 17, 2019, showing the full disk and inset of Clavius crater. NASA said, Monday, that water molecules were discovered in the crater.

NASA has discovered water in the Clavius crater on the surface of the Moon.

There appears to be more water than previously thought on the moon — and the discovery could greatly help fuel deep-space exploration, NASA said Monday.

The water — which would be used for everything from drinking to the extraction of oxygen for astronauts to breath — is possibly trapped in “glass beads’’ about the size of a pencil tip in the moon’s soil, scientists said at a press conference.

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