Latest Exploration of the Moon Stories
While the Apollo 11 moon landing is remembered as a landmark moment in space travel, a new study suggests that it is not the events themselves, but rather a carefully crafted set of images used by NASA to promote a future of sci-fi heroism that most people recall of the event.
Flexure Engineering is inviting space scientists, engineers and researchers from around the world to present at and attend the 3rd International Workshop on LunarCubes (LCW 3) scheduled to be
Repeat imaging of anthropogenic (human-made) targets on the Moon remains a Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) priority as the LRO Extended Science Mission continues.
This weekend, NASA reached out for the public's help in tracking potentially hazardous asteroids at the World Maker Faire.
A newly released NASA video reminds us that there is no such thing as a dark side of the moon – just a far side.
During a rocket take off, NASA captured an image of an unsuspecting frog being launched through the air at a high velocity.
The development of NOAA's upcoming Deep Space Climate Observatory known as DSCOVR, a satellite designed to monitor and warn of harmful solar activity that could impact Earth, last week cleared a major review and is on track to launch by early 2015.
After a spectacular launch, the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft was placed by the Minotaur V launch vehicle into an elliptic orbit around Earth, as the start of our journey to the moon.
Recent studies by NASA and the ESA have found that the Moon is wetter than previously thought, which has generated renewed interest in identifying the source of this water.
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...
- A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
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