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Moon Mystery Solved! Apollo Rocket Impact Site Finally Found

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A sharp-eyed NASA spacecraft has spotted the final resting place of part of one of the rockets that took astronauts to the moon, more than 43 years after the booster slammed into the lunar surface.

The space agency’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has finally found the crater created by the impact of the Apollo 16 mission’s S-IVB rocket stage back in April 1972, NASA officials announced last month.

The impact crater, which is about 130 feet (40 meters) wide.