NASA picks landing site at the moon’s south pole for ice-drilling robot

NASA has set its sights on the moon’s south pole in its quest for ice. 

This week, the house company and the corporate Intuitive Machines introduced Shackleton Crater touchdown web site on the south pole of the moon for a small lander set to launch subsequent yr. The situation is named the “Shackleton connecting ridge” and NASA knowledge trace at ice lurking beneath the floor, the company mentioned in a statement Wednesday (Nov. 3). 

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