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Chang'e 3 landed on the moon's Mare Imbrium (Sea of Rains), on Dec. 14, 2013. The LROC instrument aboard NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has now imaged the Chinese lander and rover three times
NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) observatory has sent its first images of the moon back to Earth. These images represent the first time that NASA officials have commanded LADEE to send images back to Earth.
NASA will host a media teleconference at 12:30 p.m. EST Monday, Jan. 27, to discuss the Lunar Cargo Transportation and Landing by Soft Touchdown (Lunar CATALYST) initiative.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will host a media teleconference at 12:30 p.m. EST Monday, Jan.
The 4th International Workshop on Lunar and Planetary Compact and Cryogenic Science and Technology Applications (LSA 4) will be held April 8-11, 2014 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Cocoa Beach,
China’s lunar landing on Saturday is not just a big step for the Chinese space agency; it also offers opportunities for NASA to gather even more data about our moon.
China has announced it has successfully soft-landed its Chang'e-3 lunar rover on the surface of the moon. It is the first time the Asian country has landed on an alien world and only the third country to have a presence on the lunar surface.
China’s space program was dealt another setback on Monday when it lost a $250 million Earth observation satellite just days after successfully launching its first lunar rover.
The privately-held company Moon Express has revealed the small exploratory craft it has scheduled to land on the Moon by 2015, which would mark the first American landing on the lunar surface since 1972.
Following the launch of Chang’e-3 lunar probe, the Camera Pointing System jointly developed by researchers of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and China Academy of Space Technology is now
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