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Recent studies have found vast amounts of water ice at or near the lunar surface. But the inside of the moon is bone dry, a new study finds.Full story

Missing moon rock? Ex-governor had it

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This lunar rock from the Apollo 17 mission, known as Sample 70017 or the "Goodwill Rock," was cut up into hundreds of pieces and distributed to all 50 states and more than 130 nations. Colorado's tiny piece of the rock ended up on a plaque hanging on the wall of the state's ex-governor.