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NASA Orbiter To Begin Collecting Atmospheric Data After Lunar Arrival
2013-11-22 10:05:42

NASA’s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) successfully entered orbit around the moon’s equator earlier this week and is now set to begin collecting atmospheric data, the US space agency has announced.

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.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.