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Moon's Dust Cloud Gives Up Its Secrets

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 06.17.2015 | Science

Turns out there's more to our moon than meets the eye. New research shows that our natural satellite is engulfed in a huge, lopsided dust cloud th...

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 ...

Our Moon Like You've Never Seen Before

Space.com | Miriam Kramer | Posted 02.17.2014 | Science

NASA's newest moon probe has beamed its view of the lunar surface back to Earth for the first time. The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explore...

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...

Surface-Skimming Probe Gets Down To Business

Space.com | Tariq Malik | Posted 11.23.2013 | Science

NASA's newest lunar probe has officially begun its mission to study the moon's tenuous atmosphere like never before, as well as track how dust moves a...

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...

Scientists Offer New Explanation For Moon's Eerie Glow

Posted 11.23.2012 | Science

By: Leonard David Published: 11/20/2012 07:46 AM EST on SPACE.com Did you hear about the new restaurant on the moon? Great food, but no atmosphere...