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Moon Mission

WATCH: Historic Moon Mission Blasts Off

Space.com | Tariq Malik | Posted 09.07.2013 | Science

NASA will launch a new spacecraft tonight (Sept. 6) to unlock the mysteries of moon dust and the wispy lunar atmosphere, and you can watch the blastof...

LOOK: NASA 'Shares The Universe' With Instagram Launch

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.06.2013 | Science

From showing us a man on the moon, to giving us a peek into outer reaches of the universe, NASA has produced some of the most iconic images of our tim...

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...

POLL: Asteroid Plan Draws Skeptical Response In Hearing

Posted 05.25.2013 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 05/22/2013 10:09 AM EDT on SPACE.com NASA's plan to lasso an asteroid for astronauts as a deep-space dry run for a f...

Russia Reveals Plan To Land Spacecraft On Moon

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2013 | Science

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will resume a long-dormant quest to explore the moon by sending an unmanned probe there in 2015, the head of the space agenc...

PHOTOS: Apollo 1 Tragedy Recalled 45 Years Later

Posted 01.27.2012 | Science

Long before the triumphant moon landing of Apollo 11 and the heroism of Apollo 13, three astronauts died in a flash fire inside the capsule of Apollo ...

NASA Ends Plan To Put Man Back On Moon

Times Online | Jacqui Goddard, Miami | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Nasa has begun to wind down construction of the rockets and spacecraft that were to have taken astronauts back to the Moon -- effectively dismantling ...

Moon Bombing Video: Watch NASA's LCROSS Mission Bomb The Moon

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

*Watch video and see pictures below* UPDATE: The AP reports that NASA's LCROSS mission has successfully bombed the moon in the quest to find water in...