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Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

So This Is What The Far Side Of The Moon Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 02.06.2015 | Science

The moon just might be one of the most familiar sights of all -- but you've never seen quite it like this before. NASA has just released a new loo...

Space Agency Pooh-Poohs Eclipse Threat

Space.com | Mike Wall | Posted 04.10.2014 | Science

Next week's total lunar eclipse may thrill millions of skywatchers, but it poses a bit of a challenge for a sharp-eyed NASA moon probe. The batteri...

WATCH: Many Faces Of Moon Are Mesmerizing

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.17.2013 | Science

You're probably used to looking up and seeing "the man in the moon" -- but what does our lovely satellite look like from other angles? A new NASA vide...

Mixed Results Seen In Search For Missing Moon Probes

Space.com | Leonard David | Posted 06.29.2013 | Science

The moon is the final resting ground for scads of landed and crashed spacecraft, many of which have been pinpointed recently by sleuthing scientists...

WATCH: Huge Rock Crashes Into Moon

Posted 05.20.2013 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 05/17/2013 11:20 AM EDT on SPACE.com The moon has a new hole on its surface thanks to a boulder that slammed into i...

Space Agency Sends Masterpiece To Moon

Posted 01.18.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 01/18/2013 05:41 AM EST on SPACE.com Call it the ultimate in high art: Using a well-timed laser, NASA scientists have...

An Interview With GRAIL Principal Investigator Maria Zuber, Part 2: 'Something No One Else Has Ever Known'

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 01.14.2013 | Science
Zoe P. Strassfield

"There's no doubt that the biggest adrenaline rush was the launch. There's nothing like launching your own rocket."

An Interview With GRAIL Principal Investigator Maria Zuber, Part 1: 'The Adventures of Ebb and Flow'

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 01.13.2013 | Science
Zoe P. Strassfield

Back in September, when I went to hear Dr. Charles Elachi speak, I ran into Maria Zuber, the top scientist on the GRAIL mission, and asked her if it would be possible to meet up and do an interview.

WATCH: Moon's Fiery Five-Million Year History In Three Minutes

Posted 03.15.2012 | Science

How did the 'man in the moon' take shape? A new NASA video on lunar evolution explains the process, from the moon's beginnings as a ball of magma to t...

Apollo 11 Site Glimpsed Again In Image From NASA Satellite

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 03.13.2012 | Science

“It has a stark beauty all its own.” Those are the words Neil Armstrong used to describe the lunar landscape shortly after becoming the first man ...

If I Could Gift Wrap the Moon: A Teachable Moment for the Lunar Eclipse

Jeff Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jeff Goldstein

If you've never done it, or you haven't recently, just take out a simple pair of binoculars and look at the Moon. Do it with your children. Teach them an appreciation for what's in their sky.

PICTURES: Moon's 'Turbulent Youth' Exposed

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft has returned data that gives scientists new insight into the moon's complex and turbulent history...

PHOTOS: Lunar Orbiter Releases First Photos Of Moon

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), which launched on June 18, just released its first images of the moon's pockmarked terrain. The Orbiter c...

Yesterday's Launch of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Brings Back Memories of Apollo 11

Jeff Goldstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeff Goldstein

July 20th is coming. It will be the 40th anniversary of the first human footprints on another world, and I lived it.