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Lunar Atmosphere

Doomed Space Probe To Create New Crater On Moon

Space.com | Miriam Kramer | Posted 04.04.2014 | Science

The far side of the moon will get a special new crater later this month when a NASA spacecraft makes a high-speed crash into the lunar surface. NASA...

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 ...

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 Atmos...

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...