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12.24.15
China's moon rover proves the moon has different rocks (update)
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China's moon rover proves the moon has different rocks (update)

Yutu or Jade Rover has beamed back data that could tell us more about the moon's formation.

By M. Moon,   12.24.15
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12.19.15
Cassini leaves Saturn's moon Enceladus after one last mission
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Cassini leaves Saturn's moon Enceladus after one last mission

The space probe will study Enceladus' heat before it bids farewell and explores Saturn's rings.

By J. Fingas,   12.19.15
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11.12.15
Japan is planning an unmanned moon mission for 2019
11.12.15

Japan is planning an unmanned moon mission for 2019

Japan wants to be taken seriously when it comes to space travel and so plans to land a vessel on the moon, within 100 meters of the original moon-landing site.

By C. Klimovski,   11.12.15
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10.29.15
NASA: Amino acids in Apollo-era lunar samples are from Earth
10.29.15

NASA: Amino acids in Apollo-era lunar samples are from Earth

The mystery of where amino acids found in lunar soil samples from the Apollo missions has stumped...

By A. Tarantola,   10.29.15
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10.26.15
New lunar maps let you explore the moon from your couch
10.26.15

New lunar maps let you explore the moon from your couch

The existing lunar maps used by the US Geological Survey are two years older than I am.

By A. Tarantola,   10.26.15
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10.16.15
Cassini takes close-up pictures of Saturnian moon's north pole
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10.16.15

Cassini takes close-up pictures of Saturnian moon's north pole

Turns out Enceladus' northermost region is covered in craters and thin, cobwebby fractures.

By M. Moon,   10.16.15
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10.07.15
The Google XPrize moonshot is a step closer to reality
10.07.15

The Google XPrize moonshot is a step closer to reality

One of the teams competing to land a rover on the moon has signed a launch contract to hitch a ride there.

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10.05.15
Thousands of images from NASA's Apollo missions make it to Flickr
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10.05.15

Thousands of images from NASA's Apollo missions make it to Flickr

More than 8,4000 high-res images from NASA's Apollo missions are now on Flickr.

By E. Alvarez,   10.05.15
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