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NASA LADEE Spacecraft Detects Traces Of Neon In Lunar Atmosphere

Researchers at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center confirmed that the glow seen surrounding the moon's atmosphere over the years is indeed neon, as what was initially believed. The confirmation was made through the help of the Neutral Mass Spectrometer on board the space agency's LADEE spacecraft.
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