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Seeking innovative ideas for exploring lunar caves

21 Aug 2019, 09:09 UTC
Seeking innovative ideas for exploring lunar caves ESA

While the surface of the Moon has been well-documented with cameras on board several satellite missions, relatively little is known about the presence and nature of subsurface cavities. In volcanic areas of the lunar maria, planetary geologists have identified pits that could be related to the collapse of cavities such as lava tubes – where lava once flowed under the lunar surface.

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