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While the eclipse is something to look forward to for late-night amateur astronomers, the upcoming celestial event will be a bit of a complication for NASA scientists in charge of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), which is currently studying the moon while in lunar orbit.
From the rudimentary but effective Apollo Guidance and Navigation System that landed the first humans on the lunar landscape to the code used to manage robotic missions to explore other planets, software has always been at the core of NASA’s mission successes.
WASHINGTON, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The next SpaceX cargo mission to the International Space Station under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services contract is scheduled to launch
NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft is gradually lowering its orbital altitude over the moon. LADEE will continue to make important science observations before its planned impact into the lunar surface later this month.
Ground controllers at NASA's Ames Research Center are gradually lowering LADEE's orbital altitude to fly approximately 1 to 2 miles above the surface of the Moon.
Scientists studying the mineral apatite may have overestimated the amount of water present in the moon, according to a new study led by the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Department of Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences.
WASHINGTON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will host a media teleconference at 2 p.m.
Minnesota Astronaut Karen Nyberg to Join Aldrin & Schmitt at Go Boldly Expo MINNEAPOLIS, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Minnesota people and institutions have made extraordinary contributions
NASA achieved a major milestone this month in its effort to transform the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida into a multi-user spaceport by successfully completing the initial design and technology development phase for the Ground Systems Development and Operations (GSDO) Program.
Scientists, using cameras aboard NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), have created the largest high resolution mosaic of our moon’s north polar region.
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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