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Jun 03, 2019
NASA to send equipment to the Moon starting 2020 for Artemis crewed mission in 2024Three American firms have been tasked with sending instruments & equipment to the Moon for the Artemis program.
May 14, 2019
Shrinking Moon: Sporadic quakes from tectonic activity has left wrinkles on the MoonThe delicately-shrivelled exterior seen by NASA’s Orbiter suggests gradually cooling of the interior.
Apr 17, 2019
NASA's target for its next manned moon mission in 2024 is the lunar South poleRobotic probes from the US, Japan & India have made the South pole the best-studied area on the moon.
Mar 11, 2019
NASA scientists observe water molecules hopping about on the surface of the moonThe LRO observed a layer of lunar surface water that was mere molecules thick, from orbit.
Feb 07, 2019
NASA's lunar orbiter spots China's Chang'e-4 lander on the Moon's far sideThe LRO captured the lander on the moon's surface, but the Yutu-2 rover dodged detection.
Jan 21, 2019
Biggest asteroids to hit the moon in billion years recreated with sound, animationMoon & Earth share similar bombardment histories — the numbers have been staring us right in the face.
Jan 20, 2019
NASA set to collaborate with China's space agency on lunar landing researchNASA and CNSA have agreed that any major findings will be shared with the global research community.
Feb 24, 2018
Chandrayaan-1 and NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter reveal that water is widely distributed on the moon's surfaceIndia's Chandrayaan-1 mission and NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter suggests that Moon's water may be widely distributed across the surface, not confined to a particular region or type of terrain.
May 28, 2017
Nasa's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has survived an impact from a high speed meteoroidScientists have determined that the camera aboard NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter was hit in 2014 by a tiny meteoroid, a small natural object in space.
Mar 14, 2017
Former Isro chairman hails Nasa for finding the lost Chandrayaan 1 spacecraftMadhavan Nair, former chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) and one of the main figures behind India's first lunar mission, has hailed the Nasa finding