Quantcast

Latest SELENE Stories

GRAIL Moon Mission Begins Science Phase
2012-09-02 06:27:43

The data collection phase for NASA's pair of lunar-orbiting Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) spacecraft has officially commenced, the US space agency announced on Friday.

Galactic Suite Vying For Google Lunar X Prize
2012-08-08 13:37:23

Keeping their eyes on the prize, one team is attempting to win the $30 million Google Lunar X Prize to send a rover to the moon.

GRAIL Mission Complete, Powers Down Kicking Off New Mission In August
2012-05-30 13:24:46

NASA reports that its GRAIL mission has already completed its prime mission, ensuring the twin probes are able to extend their scientific endeavors.

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.

GRAIL Spacecraft Returns First Video
2012-02-02 11:34:44

NASA's Gravity Recovery And Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission has returned its first unique view of the far side of the moon.

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter's LAMP Reveals Lunar Surface Features
2012-01-14 04:27:32

New maps produced by the Lyman Alpha Mapping Project aboard NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter reveal features at the Moon's northern and southern poles in regions that lie in perpetual darkness.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.