lunar

The First Photo From The Moon

“That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.” After speaking these historic words at 10:56 EDT…

10 years ago

Kickstart Your DNA (And a Rover) To The Moon!

Omega Envoy, the non-profit research lab Earthrise Space, Inc.'s team competing for the Google Lunar X PRIZE, has launched a…

10 years ago

Is It Time to Return to the Moon?

Humans haven't set foot on the Moon -- or any other world outside of our own, for that matter --…

10 years ago

A New Look at Apollo Samples Supports Ancient Impact Theory

[/caption] New investigations of lunar samples collected during the Apollo missions have revealed origins from beyond the Earth-Moon system, supporting…

10 years ago

Lunar Satellite Reveals Apollo 16 Remains

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) made a low pass over the Apollo 16 site last fall, capturing images of the…

10 years ago

Go On a Grand Tour of the Moon

To honor the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter's amazing 1,000 days in science-filled orbit, the LRO team at Goddard Space Flight Center…

10 years ago

Revisiting The First Rover

[/caption] Before there was Curiosity, before Spirit, and Opportunity, and even long before Sojourner, there was Lunokhod 1, the Soviet…

10 years ago

Why Are Lunar Shadows So Dark?

[/caption] A lunar boulder catches the last edge of the setting sunlight in this image from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter…

10 years ago

Face-to-Face With Some Shattered Lunar Boulders

[/caption] Breaking up may be hard to do, but these two lunar boulders seem to have succeeded extremely well! Imaged…

10 years ago

The Moon Trees of Apollo 14

On this day in 1971 Apollo 14 astronauts Alan Shepard, Jr., Stuart Roosa and Edgar Mitchell returned to Earth, splashing…

10 years ago