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NASA Highlights Asteroid Initiative At World Maker Faire
2013-09-22 08:12:03

This weekend, NASA reached out for the public's help in tracking potentially hazardous asteroids at the World Maker Faire.

NASA: There Really Is No 'Dark Side Of The Moon'
2013-09-18 09:54:33

A newly released NASA video reminds us that there is no such thing as a dark side of the moon – just a far side.

Frank The Frog Ride
2013-09-12 13:15:17

During a rocket take off, NASA captured an image of an unsuspecting frog being launched through the air at a high velocity.

DSCOVR Mission On Track To 2015 Launch
2013-09-11 12:32:31

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.

LADEE Initial Systems Checkout Phase Successfully Completed
2013-09-11 10:03:06

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.

Origin Of Moon Water
2013-09-11 08:38:28

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.

LADEE Launches Towards Moon
2013-09-07 04:32:33

NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) mission launched on Friday night, and is now making its way towards the Moon.


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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Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.