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Like the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), the Lunar Orbiter program's primary design function was to obtain images that would allow scientists and engineers to characterize the moon's surface in order to find safe and engaging landing sites for future missions.
Innovative book exhibits the fascinating world of lunar exploration. Suffolk Country, NY (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Invigorating, astounding and innovative,“Moon
SDP/SI announces the donation of components for NASA Lunar Lander Challenge 2013 to Team SpacePRIDE New Hyde Park, NY (PRWEB) April 18, 2013 Stock Drive
After spending nearly a year in lunar orbit studying the moon’s interior, two NASA spacecraft, known as GRAIL A (Ebb) and GRAIL B (Flow), were ordered to embark on a final mission that would hopefully give scientists one last bit of data about the moon’s composition.
The concept of a trip to the moon is becoming more of a reality over the years recently, and some lunar colony enthusiasts are actively trying to do whatever they can to speed up the process.
A full size prototype of the Polaris lunar rover was unveiled recently by Astrobotic Technology Inc. Polaris is a water-prospecting robot specially designed to work in the permanently shadowed craters of the lunar poles.
China is growing up its space industry quickly, as the country's state-run media outlets announced today that the country is setting its eyes on the Moon again by next year.
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