The historic mission to locate frozen water on the Moon could eventually lead to a permanent lunar base for astronauts.
A team from UNSW wants to use Luyten 3D printing technology to build a house on the Moon.
Researchers have long suspected there's water - or ice, to be precise - on the Moon. New research now confirms it, and suggests it lurks in sun-starved nooks and crannies called 'cold traps'.
Australia should be involved in any new mission to the Moon. We have the interest and the expertise so let's be part of the race.
The UNSW team wants to capitalise on unique Australian expertise to help potential investors understand the true costs and risks of mining beyond Earth.