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Lunar Orbiter Makes Discovery Apollo Astronauts Couldn't

| Richard A. Kerr | Posted 03.20.2014 | Science

After decades of searching, NASA scientists have detected the veil of dust kicked up by tiny meteoroid impacts on the moon. The Apollo astronauts and ...

Moon Dust Mystery Solved With Help Of Old Apollo Data

Space.com | Megan Gannon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

A revisited trove of data from NASA's Apollo missions more than 40 years ago is helping scientists answer a lingering lunar question: How fast does mo...

WATCH: New Mission Aims To Solve Old Moon Mystery

Space.com | Miriam Kramer | Posted 09.04.2013 | Science

A NASA spacecraft launching to the moon on Friday (Sept. 6) could help scientists solve some age-old mysteries of the solar system. The Lunar Atmosph...

Moon's Dirty Little Secret Sparks Mission

| Caleb A. Scharf | Posted 08.20.2013 | Science

Gaze up at a brilliant Moon in the night sky and it’s hard to imagine that our companion world, Earth’s last high wilderness, is actually a rather...