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NASA is making a major announcement about the moon

NASA will make a major announcement Monday, Oct. 26, about the moon.

In this July 20, 1969 photo made available by NASA, lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin carries a seismic experiments package in his left hand and the Laser Ranging Retroreflector to the deployment area on the surface of the moon at Tranquility Base.
In this July 20, 1969, photo made available by NASA, lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin carries a seismic experiments package in his left hand and the Laser Ranging Retroreflector to the deployment area on the surface of the moon at Tranquility Base.
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NASA said Wednesday it will be making a major announcement about the moon, but it’s not clear what the announcement will be.

The announcement may be about the moon and deep space exploration.

“This new discovery contributes to NASA’s efforts to learn about the Moon in support of deep space exploration,” NASA said in a statement. “Under NASA’s Artemis program, the agency will send the first woman and next man to the lunar surface in 2024 to prepare for our next giant leap — human exploration of Mars as early as the 2030s. Understanding the science of the Moon also helps piece together the broader history of the inner solar system.”

NASA will make the announcement on Monday, Oct. 26, at 10 a.m. MT.

Audio of the announcement will stream on NASA’s website.

Social media had a few different ideas about the announcement: