If we're going to set up a base on the moon to mine Helium 3, it would be nice if there was water there, and it turns out there may be: Recent space probes have spotted dampness on the surface that they think may indicate buried ice near the poles of the moon, areas the Apollo astronauts didn't visit.
Water can also be turned into a fuel that can be manufactured on the moon and will enable travel back and forth between the earth and its satellite. In BBC News, Jonathan Amos quotes a researcher Professor Taylor as saying, "If it is a little or a lot, it's easy enough to split into hydrogen and oxygen and then you have rocket fuel."
Amos quotes NASA's Jim Garvin as saying, "Now we are rediscovering the enigmas of the Moon and they're really in our own backyard. They're tantalizingly close."
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