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NASA Planning To Convert Moon Crater Into A Giant Telescope

NASA Planning To Convert Moon Crater Into A Giant Telescope

Our space agency NASA is currently considering a proposal to use a crater on the surface of the Moon to serve as a mammoth radio Telescope that will help us to explore outer space.

Additionally, the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts program has got funding approved to start the initial research into the idea. The main attractiveness of the moon-based filled aperture radio telescope is that it escapes the interference which is the part of life on the planet.

While the summary of the notes clearly states that the moon serves as a physical shield that isolates the lunar-surface telescope from that of radio-interferences or noises that are coming from the Earth-based sources such as ionosphere, EOS, and Sun’s radio-noise during the lunar night.

The project was proposed with the thought that the cosmos at a radio frequency which was never before been possible so far in history.

Further, the space agency reported that the lunar crater radio telescope could enable tremendous scientific discoveries in the cosmology field by constantly observing the universe at an early stage in the 10-50m wavelength band.

The proposed project has not been explored by humans so far and thus it would be idle to work on it for the future. Radio telescopes exist on Earth, but building one on the moon might definitely remain a challenge among the astronauts.

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