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Latest Exploration of the Moon Stories

2015-02-06 04:20:14

NASA congratulates Moon Express on successful commercial lunar lander test flights at Kennedy Space Center. KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Feb.

Europa
2015-02-04 09:09:58

The Obama administration is proposing an $18.5 billion budget for NASA in 2016, an increase of about $500 million in funding for the US space agency over this year. And included in that? A trip to Jupiter's moon, Europa.

moon mining
2015-02-03 15:50:02

NASA may have called off plans to make a return trip to the moon, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that Americans are done exploring the lunar surface, according to a new report published in the February edition of the journal Physics World.

2015-01-27 08:22:59

Google awards Moon Express $1M for historic commercial lunar lander achievement. SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Moon Express, Inc.

spacex dragon
2015-01-13 09:55:24

Too late for Christmas, but just in time for any Super Bowl parties that might be in the works, SpaceX’s Dragon supply ship completed delivery of a batch of supplies, experiments and other goods to the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday.

SpaceX Launch
2015-01-10 09:14:25

This morning's SpaceX launch was successful, as was the first-ever barge-landing of a rocket booster. Kind of.

lunar base
2015-01-05 09:34:56

According to a recent article in Sputnik, a private Russian company called Lin Industrial has announced plans to build a lunar base.


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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fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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