NASA Priority Artemis  Investigate Domes

Science on Moon To

NASA's list of scientific investigations

on the Moon just keeps on growing ahead of its ambitious plans to return astronauts to the lunar surface.

The space agency is trumpeting

a new top priority: the exploration of puzzling geological features called the Gruithuisen Domes

This magma only forms on

 Earth in the presence of water and volcanic activity caused tectonic plates — neither are present on the Moon.

NASA is already planning

on sending two separate sets of scientific instruments to the surface of the Moon

NASA is hoping to leverag

e its private space industry connections to launch the Lunar Vulkan Imaging and Spectroscopy Explorer

The agency is hoping that

 Lunar-VISE's findings could help out future missions to the lunar surface as well.

NASA Reveals The Most Erupted From The Sun

Powerful Solar Flare