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By ALEX STUCKEY
Houston Chronicle 

NASA researchers working on lunar rover mini science lab

 

December 22, 2017



HOUSTON (AP) — Even as President Donald Trump signed a directive this month to put boots back on the moon, a team of NASA researchers continued work on a quiet project to send an unmanned rover there.

The Houston Chronicle reports the project started three years ago, when several NASA centers, including Johnson Space Center in Texas, embarked on a quest to learn more about availability of water on the moon. If there is enough water that can be collected easily, the elements could be broken down to create rocket fuel, for example, or astronaut life support.

The result of their efforts, thu...



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