“This new discovery contributes to NASA’s efforts to learn about the Moon in support of deep space exploration,” said the space agency.
The event will take place through a media teleconference at 12 p.m. EDT.
“Understanding the science of the Moon also helps piece together the broader history of the inner solar system,” said the agency.
SOFIA is a modified Boeing 747SP aircraft that flies high in the atmosphere to provide its nearly 9-foot telescope with a clear view of the universe and objects in our solar system.
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