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2011-05-23 05:50:00

A California woman is being questioned about her claims that she had a sample from the lunar surface for sale.

2011-04-05 14:00:00

HOUSTON, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and co-researchers from the United States, South Korea and Japan have found a new mineral named "Wassonite" in one of the most historically significant meteorites recovered in Antarctica in December 1969.

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2011-04-05 14:26:24

NASA and co-researchers from the United States, South Korea and Japan have found a new mineral named "Wassonite" in one of the most historically significant meteorites recovered in Antarctica in December 1969.

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2011-02-23 05:45:00

Moon rocks, excavated from the Moon via six Apollo missions and three unmanned Soviet missions more than 30 years ago, are the subject of a far-reaching black market for the precious stones, which have been tracked down -- with some success -- by a former NASA investigator.

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2010-10-14 12:30:00

NASA and Gowalla, a mobile and web service, have partnered to bring users one small step closer to the universe.

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2010-06-15 06:00:00

A new study by NASA-funded scientists at the Carnegie Institution's Geophysical Laboratory finds that the interior of the moon may hold 100 times more water than previously believed.

2010-06-14 15:29:00

WASHINGTON, June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA-funded scientists estimate from recent research that the volume of water molecules locked inside minerals in the moon's interior could exceed the amount of water in the Great Lakes here on Earth.

2009-12-23 16:00:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arizonans will have the rare chance to touch a piece of a moon rock at the Maricopa County Home Show in Phoenix at NASA's Driven to Explore traveling exhibit.

2009-11-13 16:16:00

HOUSTON Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA researchers are among the participants who will present papers at the annual meeting of the Lunar Exploration Analysis Group Nov.

2009-10-05 17:25:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing on the moon, NASA honored President John F. Kennedy with an Ambassador of Exploration Award for his vision and leadership in landing a man on the moon.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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