This artists concept shows the Lunar Flashlight spacecraft, a six-unit CubeSat designed to search for ice on the Moons surface using special lasers.

This artist's concept shows the Lunar Flashlight spacecraft, a six-unit CubeSat designed to search for ice on the Moon's surface using special lasers.

The spacecraft will use its near-infrared lasers to shine light into shaded polar regions on the Moon, while an onboard reflectometer will measure surface reflection and composition.

For more information: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/cubesat/missions/lunar_flashlight.php.

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