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SpaceX landing
2015-04-15 08:01:08

Close but no cigar for SpaceX on its latest attempt to land a rocket booster on a barge at sea for recovery and reuse, as the made it to its destination but landed “too hard” to survive.

2015-04-14 16:21:35

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Research that will help prepare NASA astronauts and robotic explorers for future missions to Mars is among the two tons of cargo now on its way

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2015-04-12 10:09:10

After a failed attempt to land the rocket on a barge, SpaceX will make another attempt at landing the Falcon 9 and its Dragon capsule. We are holding our breaths!

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2015-04-04 12:38:23

Sweet! Underground moon cities might be possible if large lunar lava tubes exist beneath the lunar surface that could protect people from extreme temperature and radiation.

2015-03-23 12:23:31

WASHINGTON, March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 100 high school and college teams from around the world will race against each other during NASA's Human Exploration Rover Challenge

chinese moon
2015-03-14 09:11:05

A radar sounder aboard China’s Yutu lunar lander has detected evidence of at least nine distinct layers of subsurface rock, indicating the moon is more complex than previously believed.

2015-03-13 23:04:12

"To the Moon, Alice, to the Moon!" - fans of the Honeymooners TV show remember those words whenever Ralph Kramden got irked at his wife Alice.

Google Lunar Xprize
2015-02-24 12:30:53

Two rival teams competing for a share of $30 million in the Google Lunar XPrize competition are calling a temporary truce and joining forces to share a rocket ride to the moon next year.

2015-02-10 20:20:27

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean about 7:44 p.m.

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2015-02-06 11:03:42

Deposits of lunar hydrogen appear to be more abundant on crater slopes in the moon’s southern hemisphere, and more hydrogen leads to an increase in the possibility of water molecules!


Latest Exploration of the Moon Reference Libraries

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2010-10-29 20:38:34

Jack Swigert was a NASA astronaut and one of only 24 people to have flown to the Moon. He was born as John Leonard 'Jack' Swigert, Jr. on August 30, 1931 in Denver, Colorado. He attended the Blessed Sacrament School, Regis Jesuit High School, and East High School to complete his primary education. He then went to the University of Colorado at Boulder and played varsity football. He received a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering, and then went on to earn a master of science...

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  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
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