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2010-08-26 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Luna Gold Corp. (TSXV-LGC) ("Luna" or the "Company") provides an update on the 2010 exploration programs and announces the start of a 20,000 metre drill program at the Aurizona Main project.

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2010-08-16 15:08:39

Russia and India are battling China in a modern-day space race to land an unmanned probe on the moon.

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2010-06-03 15:14:27

A Soviet robot lost on the dusty plains of the Moon for the past 40 years has been found again, and it is returning surprisingly strong laser pulses to Earth.

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2010-04-28 09:45:00

Using information provided by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) instrument teams, researchers at the University of California San Diego successfully pinpointed the location of a long lost light reflector on the lunar surface by bouncing laser signals from Earth to the Russian Lunokhod 1 retroreflector.

2010-04-28 07:15:00

BROOKLYN, N.Y., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Gregory Rzeczko runs a small interactive web studio but his ideas are big. Really big.

2010-04-26 15:29:00

GREENBELT, Md., April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Using information provided by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) instrument teams, researchers at the University of California San Diego have successfully pinpointed the location of a long lost light reflector left on the lunar surface by bouncing laser signals from Earth to the Russian Lunokhod 1 retroreflector. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) The initial imaging of the two Russian rovers, Lunokhod 1...

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2010-03-31 09:15:00

The south polar region of the Moon, with dark craters and high ridges, is a world away from the relatively smooth terrain visited by Apollo astronauts four decades ago, yet this rugged moonscape is the target for Europe’s next leap into space.

2010-03-22 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, March 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Luna Gold Corp. (TSXV-LGC) ("Luna" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has renegotiated the terms of agreement relating to its Cachoeira project which was originally announced on October 9, 2007 and amended on December 12, 2008.

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2010-03-17 08:28:02

A researcher from The University of Western Ontario has helped solve a 37-year old space mystery using lunar images released March 15 by NASA and maps from his own atlas of the moon.

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2010-01-30 15:25:00

A California state panel on Friday registered a collection of 106 artifacts left on the moon by the Apollo 11 mission as historical resources.


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.