Moon

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.

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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.

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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.

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10.05.15
Lunar Xprize hopeful pins plans on experimental rocket
10.05.15

Lunar Xprize hopeful pins plans on experimental rocket

An untested startup plans to get to the moon on an untested rocket.

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09.26.15
Step inside NASA's astronaut training simulators
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09.26.15

Step inside NASA's astronaut training simulators

Practice makes perfect and that's exactly why astronauts go through rigorous training exercises on a variety of mission simulators.

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09.24.15
NASA uses the Sun and Moon to photograph shockwave structures
09.24.15

NASA uses the Sun and Moon to photograph shockwave structures

Using the BOSCO imaging system means we get to see shockwave structures set against a constant light source.

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