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2009-09-24 10:54:26

On certain nights, an arresting green line pierces the sky above NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.

2009-09-19 09:23:52

NASA's Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite mission, known as LCROSS, will culminate with two lunar impacts at approximately 4:30 a.m. PDT on Oct. 9.

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2009-09-17 13:46:13

NASA reported Thursday that its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO, has successfully completed its testing and calibration phase and entered its mapping orbit of the moon.

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2009-09-17 13:43:43

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), launched on June 18 of this year, has begun its extensive exploration of the lunar environment and will return more data about the Moon than any previous mission.

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2009-09-15 05:41:15

NASA will showcase new images from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter's seven instruments and provide updates about the topography of the moon's south pole during a news conference at 1 pm EDT Thursday, Sept 17.

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2009-09-08 13:03:01

NASA scientists say they've selected the lunar crater that will be struck by a satellite and its spent rocket at 7:30 a.m. EDT Oct. 9. U.S.

2009-09-08 12:36:20

NASA has identified the spot where it will search for water on the moon.

2009-07-28 08:14:00

GREENBELT, Md., July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. will host a free evening event at its Visitor Center on Saturday, August 1 from 7-10 p.m. EDT to celebrate NASA's new lunar satellite, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) mission.

2009-07-02 13:16:00

GREENBELT, Md., July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO, has transmitted its first images since reaching lunar orbit June 23. The spacecraft has two cameras -- a low resolution Wide Angle Camera and a high resolution Narrow Angle Camera.

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2009-07-02 13:45:49

The U.S. space agency says its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has used its two cameras to transmit its first images since reaching lunar orbit June 23. NASA said the LRO's initial images were of a region a few miles east of Hell E crater in the lunar highlands south of Mare Nubium.


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