SMART-1 News


Mission Press Releases

  • SMART-1 set for more lunar science
    European Space Research and Technology Centre - Monday, September 26, 2005
    Posted on: 9/26/2005 9:09:16 PM PDT

  • Crater Cassini on the Moon, as seen by SMART-1
    European Space Agency - Monday, June 20, 2005
    Posted on: 6/20/2005 8:13:41 AM PDT

  • SMART-1 detects calcium on the Moon
    European Space Agency - Wednesday, June 8, 2005
    Posted on: 6/8/2005 11:18:14 AM PDT

  • SMART-1 search for lunar peaks of eternal light
    European Space Agency - Wednesday, April 20, 2005
    Posted on: 4/20/2005 7:18:16 AM PDT

  • A SMART precursor to the new lunar exploration fleet
    European Space Agency - Wednesday, March 2, 2005
    Posted on: 3/2/2005 6:15:30 PM PDT

  • SMART-1's first images from the Moon
    European Space Agency - Saturday, January 29, 2005
    Posted on: 1/29/2005 3:46:49 PM PDT

  • CCSDS Gives SMART-1's Data Transmissions a Turbo Boost at the Moon
    Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems (CCSDS) - Thursday, November 25, 2004
    Posted on: 11/25/2004 5:18:36 PM PDT

  • SMART-1 -- from Earth-bound to Moon-bound
    European Space Agency - Thursday, November 11, 2004
    Posted on: 11/11/2004 7:57:14 AM PDT

  • ESA's SMART-1: testing solar electric propulsion and studying the Moon
    European Space Agency - Thursday, March 25, 2004
    Posted on: 3/25/2004 6:44:58 PM PDT

  • SMART-1 is spiralling out through the Earth's radiation belts
    European Space Agency - Wednesday, November 19, 2003
    Posted on: 11/19/2003 3:24:52 PM PDT

  • SMART-1 ion engine fired successfully
    European Space Agency - Thursday, October 2, 2003
    Posted on: 10/2/2003 9:46:35 AM PDT

  • SMART-1 leaves Earth on a long journey to the Moon
    European Space Agency - Saturday, September 27, 2003
    Posted on: 9/27/2003 7:56:47 PM PDT

  • SMART-1: Europe Goes to the Moon; Launch set for Sunday Morning
    Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council - Thursday, September 25, 2003
    Posted on: 9/25/2003 8:18:27 AM PDT

  • A Smart Way to Study the Moon
    European Space Agency - Wednesday, September 24, 2003
    Posted on: 9/24/2003 8:11:15 AM PDT

  • SMART-1: the first spacecraft of the future
    European Space Agency - Monday, September 22, 2003
    Posted on: 9/22/2003 8:30:55 AM PDT

  • France contributes to highly innovative technologies on SMART-1
    Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (CNES) - Thursday, September 18, 2003
    Posted on: 9/18/2003 12:21:51 PM PDT

  • New date awaited for SMART-1 launch
    European Space Agency - Tuesday, August 19, 2003
    Posted on: 8/20/2003 7:51:18 AM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • ESA SMART-1 Image: Mersenius crater - wrinkles between Humorum and Procellarum
    ESA SMART-1 Mission - July 27, 2006
    Posted on: 7/27/2006 1:05:18 PM PDT

  • ESA SMART-1 Image: Lomonosov - a large crater filled by lava
    ESA SMART-1 Mission - July 26, 2006
    Posted on: 7/26/2006 8:49:30 PM PDT

  • SMART-1 birthday postcard of Apollo 11 landing site
    ESA SMART-1 Mission - July 21, 2006
    Posted on: 7/21/2006 9:17:22 AM PDT

  • ESA SMART-1 Image: Landscapes from the ancient and eroded lunar far side
    ESA SMART-1 Mission - July 14, 2006
    Posted on: 7/14/2006 12:00:54 PM PDT

  • The SMART-1 way - giving the Moon some great new looks
    ESA SMART-1 Mission - July 12, 2006
    Posted on: 7/12/2006 9:27:15 PM PDT

  • SMART-1 view of crater Sulpicius Gallus
    ESA SMART-1 Mission - July 12, 2006
    Posted on: 7/12/2006 9:24:12 PM PDT

  • Gassendi crater - clue on the thermal history of Mare Humorum
    ESA SMART-1 Mission - July 12, 2006
    Posted on: 7/12/2006 9:15:51 PM PDT

  • Kepler Crater as seen by SMART-1
    ESA SMART-1 Mission - June 30, 2006
    Posted on: 6/30/2006 9:26:30 PM PDT

  • ESA SMART-1 close-up on Zucchius crater’s central peaks
    ESA SMART-1 Mission - June 1, 2006
    Posted on: 6/1/2006 12:54:49 PM PDT

  • ESA SMART-1 Images: Highlands and Mare landscapes on the Moon
    ESA SMART-1 Mission - May 26, 2006
    Posted on: 5/26/2006 8:39:12 AM PDT

  • ESA SMART-1 Status: Second Push-Broom Operations Phase
    ESA SMART-1 Mission - May 24, 2006
    Posted on: 5/24/2006 3:20:57 PM PDT

  • ESA SMART-1 Status Report - May 2006
    ESA SMART-1 Mission - May 24, 2006
    Posted on: 5/24/2006 3:18:42 PM PDT

  • ESA SMART-1 maps Humorum edge - where Highlands and Mare mix
    ESA SMART-1 Mission - April 26, 2006
    Posted on: 4/26/2006 7:04:57 PM PDT

  • ESA SMART-1: Reiner Gamma swirl: magnetic effect of a cometary impact?
    European Space Agency - April 6, 2006
    Posted on: 4/6/2006 2:50:15 PM PDT

  • ESA SMART-1 Image: Tectonic 'wrinkles' in Crater De Gasparis
    ESA SMART-1 Mission - March 23, 2006
    Posted on: 3/23/2006 6:12:56 PM PDT

  • Lunar crater Billy seen by SMART-1
    ESA SMART-1 Mission - February 17, 2006
    Posted on: 2/17/2006 8:13:47 AM PDT

  • SMART-1 Status: Ongoing Lunar Operations
    European Space Agency - February 16, 2006
    Posted on: 2/16/2006 4:16:31 PM PDT

  • SMART-1 Status Report
    European Space Agency - December 18, 2005
    Posted on: 12/18/2005 3:20:11 PM PDT

  • SMART-1 Status Report: 19 September to 16 October 2005: Preparation for Push-broom Operations
    European Space Agency - November 9, 2005
    Posted on: 11/9/2005 10:25:12 AM PDT

  • 'Alpine' landscape on the Moon - Vallis Alpes on the Moon, seen by SMART-1
    - September 20, 2005
    Posted on: 9/20/2005 9:53:34 AM PDT