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2009-07-02 12:40:00

NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter returned its first images to Earth since launching toward the moon on June 23, the space agency said on Thursday.

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2009-06-20 14:45:00

Despite its successful launch, NASA's unmanned moon mission still faces heat damage, instrument glitches and calculation mistakes, a US scientist said.

2009-06-17 15:29:07

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2009-03-24 11:00:00

Exciting new images of the moon and Mars from NASA's orbiting observatories will enable users of all ages to explore the universe through the Microsoft WorldWide Telescope. WASHINGTON and REDMOND, Wash., March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NASA and Microsoft Corp.

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2009-03-24 11:20:00

NASA and Microsoft Corp announced Tuesday plans to make planetary images and data available via the Internet under a Space Act Agreement.

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2009-02-25 15:45:00

For the first time, a spacecraft from Earth has captured hi-resolution images of a solar eclipse while orbiting another world.

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2009-02-11 13:20:00

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO, spacecraft was loaded on a truck Wednesday to begin its two-day journey to NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Launch is targeted for April 24.

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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.

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2008-05-23 10:20:00

A new NASA mission named GRAIL aims to map the moon's quirky gravity field and thus pave the way for future exploration.

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2008-02-27 14:35:00

NASA has obtained the highest resolution terrain mapping to date of the moon's rugged south polar region, with a resolution to 20 meters per pixel.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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