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The Big Splat!

NASA’s GRAIL (Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory) mission may pull back the curtain on the Moon’s mysterious “far side.”  Catch the launch of GRAIL on September 9th, 2011 at 8:12am CST – Live feed available on NASA TV. If a paper published recently in the journal Nature* is right, two moons once graced our night [...]

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LRO Reveals Last Footprints on the Moon

Visiting the Apollo 17 capsule at Space Center Houston was about as close as anyone could get to Man’s final voyage to the Moon – until now!  Thanks to NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, we are now able to explore the last landing site in spectacular detail! NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) captured the sharpest images [...]

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