To the moon and back

A TEAM of Australian engineers want to mine moon water and turn it into rocket fuel so passing spacecraft can fill up their tanks on the way to outer space.

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A group of Australian engineers reach for the stars to get moon mining on the nation's agenda

What sounds like science fiction is part of an ambitious plan by engineers from the University of New South Wales.

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