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Cave Discovered on Moon Could Be Used for Future Human Expeditions

Chandrayan discovered a cave or the lava tube on the moon which could serve as the base station for human expeditions in future.

Feb 26, 2011 13:04 IST
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Chandrayan discovered a cave or the lava tube on the moon which could serve as the base station for human expeditions in future. The cave is 1.7-km. long and 120 metres wide and it is located in the Oceanus Procellarum area of the moon. It provides a safe environment from hazardous radiations, extreme temperatures, and dust storms.Chandrayaan, using Terrain mapping camera, captured the images of the lava tube. The camera has three dimensional viewing capability.

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