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Moon Surface

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...

REVEALED: Why Craters Much Bigger On One Side Of The Moon

natureheader | Davide Castelvecchi | Posted 11.08.2013 | Science

When the Soviet probe Luna 3 sent back the first shots of the dark side of the Moon, they showed that it was noticeably more pockmarked by craters tha...

WATCH: NASA Satellite's Breathtaking Parting Gift

| Posted 01.13.2013 | Science

By Caleb A. Scharf On December 17th 2012 two small spacecraft called Ebb and Flow punched into the lunar surface at over 3,700 miles an hour. This e...

Lunar Surface 'Scars' Raise Questions About How Moon Formed

Posted 02.21.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi Published: 02/21/2012 07:17 AM EST on SPACE.com The moon's crust was apparently active far more recently than previously bel...