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Chang'e 3 landed on the moon's Mare Imbrium (Sea of Rains), on Dec. 14, 2013. The LROC instrument aboard NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has now imaged the Chinese lander and rover three times
WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement is from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the Obama Administration's budget request for the 2015 fiscal year:
Five international teams were selected today as finalists for the Milestone Prizes by the Google Lunar XPRIZE (GLXP), carrying a total purse of $6 million USD in awards.
After a dramatic, albeit premature eulogy, China’s lunar rover has sprung back to life like a zombie from The Walking Dead. The rover was put into hibernation in January, which many believed would have been a permanent sleep for the craft.
NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) observatory has sent its first images of the moon back to Earth. These images represent the first time that NASA officials have commanded LADEE to send images back to Earth.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media accreditation is open for the launch of NASA's next commercial cargo resupply flight to the International Space Station.
NASA is getting on board with the quickly growing 3D industry, saying it offers a compelling alternative to manufacturing. The space agency said on Wednesday that it has launched a number of formal programs to prototype new tools for future missions using this new manufacturing technique.
With precise timing, the camera aboard NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) was able to take a picture of NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft as it orbited our nearest celestial neighbor.
NASA will host a media teleconference at 12:30 p.m. EST Monday, Jan. 27, to discuss the Lunar Cargo Transportation and Landing by Soft Touchdown (Lunar CATALYST) initiative.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will host a media teleconference at 12:30 p.m. EST Monday, Jan.
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...
- One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
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