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Apollo 8 Earthrise Image Commemorated With New Video Simulation
2013-12-22 02:58:17

To commemorate the 45th anniversary of the first color image of the Earth ever taken by a person in lunar orbit, NASA has released a new video simulation of the events that led to the iconic ‘Earthrise’ photograph.

NASA To Launch GRAIL Moon Mission Thursday
2011-09-06 12:16:43

NASA will usher in another Moon mission on Thursday when it launches twin probes to measure gravity on Earth's closest cosmic neighbor.

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2008-11-13 17:25:00

The old moon has a fresh look, after NASA released a newly restored 42-year-old image of Earth on Thursday.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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