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NASA study finds meteor showers eject water on Moon

“But when the Moon passed through one of these meteoroid streams, enough vapour was ejected for us to detect it. While there is evidence that water exists on the Moon, these findings can help explain the deposits of ice in cold traps in the dark reaches of craters near the poles of the spatial body. However, the scientists working on the project have rejected the idea that all of the detected water on Earth’s natural satellite comes from meteoroids. Debates regarding the origins of the water on the Moon, amongst other things, continue. The distribution of water on the natural satellite as well as the quantity in which the element is present on the Moon are a few other hotly debated topics in scientific circles.

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