Why is NASA preparing to return to the moon's surface?

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Why is NASA preparing to return to the moon's surface?

September 6, 2013 Updated Sep 6, 2013 at 11:11 AM CDT

NASA is returning to the moon.

NASA scientists plan to launch a rocket Friday night carrying equipment that will study patterns of dust on the moon's surface, as well as equipment for high-speed communications.

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