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Contact: Jason Maderer
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Georgia Institute of Technology

Thomas Orlando, Georgia Tech

Caption: A Georgia Tech team, led by Professor Thomas Orlando, built an ultra-high vacuum system that simulates conditions in space, then performed the first-ever reported measurement of the water photodesorption cross section from an actual lunar sample.

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