No evidence for thick deposits of ice at the lunar south pole

  title={No evidence for thick deposits of ice at the lunar south pole},
  author={Donald B. Campbell and Bruce A. Campbell and Lynn M. Carter and Jean-Luc Margot and Nick J. S. Stacy},
Shackleton crater at the Moon’s south pole has been suggested as a possible site of concentrated deposits of water ice, on the basis of modelling of bi-static radar polarization properties and interpretations of earlier Earth-based radar images. This suggestion, and parallel assumptions about other topographic cold traps, is a significant element in planning for future lunar landings. Hydrogen enhancements have been identified in the polar regions, but these data do not identify the host… Expand
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