Threat Tracking USAF Satellite Launching Nighttime Aug 25 on Cape Debut of Retired ICBM Minotaur Rocket: Watch Live

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL — A gap filling space surveillance satellite that will track orbiting threats for the…

7 years ago

LADEE Sees Zodiacal Light before Crashing into Moon, but Apollo Mystery Remains

Sunrise over the surface of the moon: a series of star tracker images taken by LADEE Saturday, April 12. The…

10 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – April 18, 2014: Another Earth, Dragon Launch, LADEE Impact

Host: Fraser Cain Guests: Casey Dreier, Brian Koberlein, Jason Major, Sondy Springmann, David Dickinson (more…)

10 years ago

NASA’s Highly Productive LADEE Dust Explorer Probe Crashes into the Moon as Planned

NASA's LADEE lunar orbiting dust and atmosphere explorer probe has bitten the dust and crashed into the Moon’s surface exactly…

10 years ago

NASA Announces ‘Take the Plunge’ Contest – Guess when LADEE Hits the Moon – Soon!

You can enter NASA’s ‘Take the Plunge’ contest and guess LADEE’s impending lunar impact date, expected on or before April…

10 years ago

Low-Flying Moon Probe Spies Craters And Mountains While Seeking Stars

While NASA's newest lunar probe was tracking the stars, it also captured the moon! This series of star tracker images…

10 years ago

NASA Extends LADEE Dust Explorer for Bonus Lunar Science

Depiction of NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) observatory as it approaches lunar orbit.Credit: NASA Ames/Dana Berry LADEE…

10 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – January 31, 2014: No Black Holes?!?

Host: Fraser Cain Guests: Brian Koberlein, Morgan Rehnberg, David Dickinson, Jason Major, Nicole Gugliucci (more…)

10 years ago

Close Encounters of the Lunar Kind – LRO images LADEE

This dissolve animation compares the LRO image (geometrically corrected) of LADEE captured on Jan 14, 2014 with a computer-generated and…

10 years ago

Chinese rover & lander beam back Portraits with China’s Flag shining on Moon’s Surface

Yutu rover emblazoned with Chinese Flag as seen by the Chang'e-3 lander on the moon on Dec. 15, 2013. Notice…

11 years ago