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2010-11-08 10:50:00

On Monday, China is reported to have released photos that its lunar probe took of the spot the nation picked out for its first landing on the moon.

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2010-10-10 07:15:00

China’s second lunar probe entered the moon’s orbit Saturday, three years after its first successful lunar probe launch, which remained in orbit for 16 months.

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2010-10-01 10:15:00

The China National Space Administration (CNSA) launched a second lunar exploration probe on Friday, bringing their country's emerging space program one step closer to fulfilling their goal of placing a man on the moon.

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2010-10-01 08:20:00

The complete archive of data sets from ESA's 3-year SMART-1 mission to the Moon has been released to the scientific community.

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2010-09-16 07:25:00

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO, will complete the exploration phase of its mission today, after a number of successes that transformed our understanding of Earth's nearest neighbor.

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2010-07-13 07:20:00

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) is beaming back images of caverns hundreds of feet deep -- beckoning scientists to follow.

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2010-07-06 06:05:00

The Moon’s geological past could be better understood by a mineral that Japanese astronomers report they have found.

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2010-06-28 06:10:00

A highly detailed photograph released recently has views of a rare hole in the lunar surface, which is a pit large enough to swallow an entire football field whole.

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2010-03-17 08:20:00

The public can follow along with NASA on its journey of lunar discovery.

2010-03-15 14:07:00

GREENBELT, Md., March 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public can follow along with NASA on its journey of lunar discovery.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.