After India’s Chandrayaan-1 discovered water on the moon’s south pole, researchers at NASA have found that the planet’s north pole contains 600-million metric tons of ice. This could mean there’s enough to sustain a future moon base. Continue reading to see an “Earth Rise and Earth Set” video shot by Japan’s JAXA in 2007.

“The new discoveries show the moon is an even more interesting and attractive scientific, exploration and operational destination than people had previously thought,” said Paul Spudis, a NASA engineer who works with the Mini-SAR radar equipment.

[via Gizmodo]