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Water: Life's Elixir: The Moon and Comets DLESE Reviewed Collection
This article discusses the possibility that water might exist on the Moon. Topics include some uses for water in space (other than drinking), where the water might be found, and the idea that it may have been 'delivered' to the Moon by comets, which are largely made of ice.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-438
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Jet Propulsion Laboratory