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Moon Mystery Gives Insight Into The Chemistry Of Water Ice
2013-06-20 05:05:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from NASA and the University of New Hampshire believe they have shed light on the cosmic activity occurring on the dark side of the moon. The moon's permanently shaded side has never been exposed to the sun, allowing for the formation of a fairly undisturbed layer of lunar soil. According to the researchers' report in the Journal of Geophysical Research, charged particles have been penetrating the soil, separating water...

Asteroid Capture In Peril By Potential Budget Cuts
2013-06-20 04:47:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online NASA missions designed to send astronauts to Mars and capture an asteroid for closer analysis could be in danger due to a new bill in the House of Representatives that would cap spending at the US space agency. According to FoxNews.com, the draft spending bill would drop funding for the proposed asteroid retrieval and relocation project while limiting NASA´s spending to approximately $16.87 billion over the next two years. The...

Moon Radiation Study Reduce Health Risks Astronauts
2013-06-12 10:23:11

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from the space scientists at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) and the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) reports that data collected by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) reveals that lighter materials like plastics provide effective shielding against the radiation hazards faced by astronauts during extended space travel. The findings, published in the journal Space Weather, could help reduce human health risks...

2013-06-06 23:02:21

Russell Cox of Flexure Engineering, founder of the Lunar Superconductor Applications and LunarCubes Workshops http://www.lsa2013.com/, discussed the events and significance of the 3rd International Workshop on Lunar Superconductor Applications (LSA 3) and LunarCubes Briefing #2 held on April 9-11 in Cocoa Beach, FL. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Russell Cox, Director of Research at Flexure Engineering, in explaining the need for the LSA series, said, “We created the LSA workshop...

2013-05-31 23:29:08

John Halajian´s ℠Moon Stories´ was featured at Frankfurt Book Fair. Long Island, NY (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 From an engineer who pioneered the scientific exploration of the moon comes a unique and innovative read, Moon Stories: A Roadmap to Lunar Exploration and Beyond. In this book, readers will follow author John Halajian´s experiences on space exploration. Moon Stories: A Roadmap to Lunar Exploration and Beyond retells Halajian's journey and contribution to the lunar...

Ohio Residents Vindicate Armstrong Moon Quote
2013-05-31 14:31:46

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of scientists analyzed the speaking patterns of native Ohioans in order to determine exactly what Neil Armstrong said the moment he stepped foot on the moon. When Neil Armstrong first stepped onto the moon in 1969, he was quoted as saying "One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind." However, some believe he left out the "a," saying instead "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." Speech scientists and...

Moon Express Announces Private Lunar Mission
2013-05-29 11:44:00

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Silicon Valley-based Moon Express has announced plans to send its International Lunar Observatory precursor (ILO-X) to the lunar surface by 2015 and make its observations publicly available through the Internet. "It's citizen science on the moon and it's really a new model of public participation," said Moon Express CEO Bob Richards. "This will be a small, but very high-performance telescope on the moon that the public and scientists...

Astronomers Catch Bright Explosion On The Moon
2013-05-17 13:55:31

[ Watch the Video: Bright Explosion on the Moon ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you take a good look at the Moon it isn´t too difficult to paint a pretty clear picture of the lunar surface´s violent past. Our neighboring natural satellite is pock-marked with thousands upon thousands of craters from meteors and asteroids that have been pelting its surface for more than a billion years. Over the past eight years, NASA astronomers have been...


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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