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NASA's LADEE Satellite Prepares For Planned Lunar Impact
2014-04-05 05:30:21

Ground controllers at NASA's Ames Research Center are gradually lowering LADEE's orbital altitude to fly approximately 1 to 2 miles above the surface of the Moon.

Image 1 - LRO Reveals Moon Is Still Being Pulled Apart
2012-02-21 09:24:49

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has revealed that the surface of the moon is actually being stretched.

Lunar Probes To Reach Destination Over The Weekend
2011-12-27 05:31:49

NASA's twin lunar Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) probes are set to enter our celestial neighbor's orbit over New Year's weekend.

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2008-11-24 15:32:33

A proposal was made by the UK's space funding body to send a British spacecraft to the Moon.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.