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Rocket hits moon to find water -

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NASA has just crashed a spacecraft into the surface of the moon in a quest to find water, which is
vital to future human habitation on the lunar surface.

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LEIGH SALES, PRESENTER: In a smashing quest for water, NASA has just crashed its spacecraft into
the surface of the moon. A short while ago, a satellite and rocket separated, sending the probe
diving at supersonic speed into a crater near the South Pole. Caught on NASA's spacecraft-mounted
camera, the impact was designed to kick up large plumes of moon dust so it can be analysed for
water and ice.

NASA EMPLOYEE: The shepherding spacecraft has hit the surface of the moon and this marks the ends
of the LCROSS flight mission.

LEIGH SALES: Evidence of substantial amounts of water is vital to any future human habitation on
the lunar surface.