Chandrayaan-1 discovers water on moon

Chandrayaan-1 has found proof of large amount of water on the surface of moon, according to reports.

Latest reports say that the data from the Chandrayaan-1 suggests water is still being formed on the moon.

"It's very satisfying," the report quoted Mylswamy Annadurai, the mission's project director at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

The breakthrough would be announced by National Aeronautic Space Agency (NASA) today.

NASA's website says it will hold a media briefing at 1440 EDT on September 24 to "reveal new scientific findings about the moon".

This breakthrough is expected to change the face of lunar exploration, according to reports

Chandrayaan was equipped with NASA's Moon Mineralogy Mapper.