Dark (in)side of the moon: Orbiting radar illuminates previously unseen crater interiors

A NASA instrument aboard the moon-orbiting Indian satellite Chandrayaan-1 has provided the first glimpses inside shadowy lunar craters. The instrument, known as Mini-SAR, used radar soundings to map the floors of polar craters that are continually hidden from view.

Full story on Scientific American



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