The probe was busy "vacuuming up" the ancient molecules.
The story prompted what could be one of the funniest ever Community Notes on X, formerly Twitter.
“We are not alone,” a Mexican journalist and long-time UFO enthusiast said.
And why this means we're even closer to "understanding our place in the universe".
India carried out a historic landing on the south-side of the lunar satellite.
You don't need binoculars or telescopes to see this one.
It puts our smartphone photography to shame.
It comes after weeks of internet speculation (particularly about UFOs and aliens...)
“This demonstration will be a crucial step in meeting our Moon to Mars objectives for crew transportation into deep space," said the deputy administrator of NASA.
Scientists previously "missed it because they hadn’t expected to find anything like it.”
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