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'Strong argument' for moon base

America's space agency, Nasa, is set to smash a rocket and a probe into the surface of the Moon to try to find buried ice. The impact will create plumes of debris visible to telescopes on Earth. The Royal Astronomical Society's Dr Robert Massey, discusses what the missions hopes to find.

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