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NASA Invites You To Select Favorite Moon Image For Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Anniversary Collection
2014-05-23 03:19:59

NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) will celebrate five years in orbit June 18. To celebrate the anniversary and LRO's many scientific contributions, NASA invites the public to select a favorite orbiter image of the moon for the cover a special image collection.

2014-05-23 12:20:57

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) will celebrate five years in orbit June 18.

2014-05-15 23:01:01

The Dogecoin community is on its way to making "To the Moon" a reality. Team Phoenicia, Inc. and RevUp Render, Inc.

RapidScat instrument
2014-05-16 03:00:23

A new NASA Earth-observing mission that will measure ocean winds from the International Space Station has arrived at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida to begin final preparations for launch.

2014-05-14 12:22:30

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will provide live coverage of the departure of the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft from the International Space Station beginning

russian moon colony
2014-05-11 05:02:27

Russia is reportedly planning to construct a manned colony on the moon by the year 2030, and could take the first steps towards establishing a base of operations on the lunar surface within the next two years.

earthrise seen by LRO
2014-05-08 03:00:47

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter experiences 12 "earthrises" every day, however the LRO Camera (LROC) is almost always busy imaging the lunar surface so only rarely does an opportunity arise such that LROC can capture a view of Earth.

Federal Court Judge Orders Temporary Injunction Against ULA Rocket Deal With Russia
2014-05-01 07:54:42

A US federal courts judge has ordered a preliminary injunction against United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) purchases of Russian-made rocket engine components, potentially opening up competition for SpaceX.

2014-04-30 16:21:41

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA announced Wednesday the selection of three U.S.

Laser-powered Farewell To Moon Mission
2014-04-28 03:37:36

Just before NASA’s latest Moon mission ended last week, an ESA telescope received laser signals from the spacecraft, achieving data speeds like those used by many to watch movies at home via fibre-optic Internet.


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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