By Arthur J. Snider
Daily News Science Writer
When the first space ship lands on the moon, will it come to a jarring halt on a solid foundation – or will it sink into a sea of dust?
Until recent years, it was generally accepted that the large flat areas of the moon were covered with hardened lava spewed up by volcanoes or transferred by the great heat of meteorite bombardments.
This is no longer agreed upon. There are some scientists who warn that moon dust may run many feet deep.