Moon News


Mission Press Releases

  • Lunar crater named for former SwRI Space Scientist David C. Slater
    Southwest Research Institute - Wednesday, August 12, 2015
    Posted on: 8/12/2015 3:12:59 PM PDT

  • Hultgren: Apollo 11 "Giant Leap for Mankind" Propelled American Space Exploration
    U.S. House of Representatives - Wednesday, July 22, 2015
    Posted on: 7/22/2015 3:25:36 PM PDT

  • International Lunar Decade Declaration Unveiled at National Space Society Conference
    National Space Society - Monday, June 1, 2015
    Posted on: 6/1/2015 1:17:46 PM PDT

  • How Water Walks on the Moon
    American Physical Society - Wednesday, May 27, 2015
    Posted on: 5/27/2015 3:30:14 PM PDT

  • The Origin of the Moon and Its Composition
    Israel Institute of Technology - Thursday, April 9, 2015
    Posted on: 4/10/2015 1:51:23 AM PDT

  • MSU's Deep Space Probe selected by NASA for Lunar Mission
    Morehead State University - Wednesday, April 1, 2015
    Posted on: 4/2/2015 1:18:35 AM PDT

  • NASA to Host Teleconference and Twitter Chat to Discuss Shortest Lunar Eclipse of the Century
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Wednesday, April 1, 2015
    Posted on: 4/1/2015 10:49:50 PM PDT

  • Celebrate Saturday's Lunar Eclipse with Slooh's 'Breakfast on the Moon' Show
    SLOOH - Tuesday, March 31, 2015
    Posted on: 3/31/2015 4:25:47 PM PDT

  • Professor emeritus Curt Michel dies
    Rice University - Tuesday, March 3, 2015
    Posted on: 3/3/2015 4:22:26 PM PDT

  • Application of Laser Microprobe Technology to Apollo Samples Refines Lunar Impact History
    Arizona State University - Thursday, February 12, 2015
    Posted on: 2/12/2015 11:58:27 PM PDT

  • Purdue Libraries celebrates gift of Armstrong papers
    Purdue University - Friday, November 21, 2014
    Posted on: 11/21/2014 11:58:40 PM PDT

  • Total Lunar Eclipse Before Dawn Wednesday, 8 October
    McDonald Observatory - Tuesday, October 7, 2014
    Posted on: 10/7/2014 12:07:10 PM PDT

  • Turning the Moon into a Cosmic Ray Detector
    Square Kilometre Array - Tuesday, September 30, 2014
    Posted on: 9/30/2014 7:15:27 PM PDT

  • Western University hosts International Observe the Moon Night on Saturday, September 6
    Western University - Friday, September 5, 2014
    Posted on: 9/5/2014 2:36:37 PM PDT

  • Earth’s Moon is the Focus of International Observe the Moon Night
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Friday, September 5, 2014
    Posted on: 9/5/2014 2:34:12 PM PDT

  • Moon will be Focus of Activities Saturday Night at the UA
    Planetary Science Institute - Tuesday, September 2, 2014
    Posted on: 9/2/2014 8:55:22 PM PDT

  • Statement by the President on Meeting with the Crew and Family of Apollo 11
    White House - Tuesday, July 22, 2014
    Posted on: 7/22/2014 4:23:57 PM PDT

  • Broadcast of Lunar Surface in Hi Def to Commemorate 45th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing
    SLOOH - Thursday, July 17, 2014
    Posted on: 7/17/2014 2:57:40 PM PDT

  • Commercial Lunar Science & Communications Takes the Next Step
    Canadensys - Tuesday, July 1, 2014
    Posted on: 7/7/2014 2:48:55 PM PDT

  • 55-year old Dark Side of the Moon Mystery Solved
    Pennsylvania State University - Monday, June 9, 2014
    Posted on: 6/9/2014 6:00:11 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Highly stable evolution of Earth's future orbit despite chaotic behavior of the Solar System
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 28, 2015
    Posted on: 8/28/2015 3:21:13 PM PDT

  • 40Ar/39Ar ages of lunar impact glasses: Relationships among Ar diffusivity, chemical composition, shape, and size
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 28, 2015
    Posted on: 8/28/2015 3:09:11 PM PDT

  • The Tethered Moon
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 10, 2015
    Posted on: 8/10/2015 3:19:15 PM PDT

  • Evolution of the Protolunar Disk: Dynamics, Cooling Timescale and Implantation of Volatiles onto the Earth
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 22, 2015
    Posted on: 7/22/2015 3:17:23 PM PDT

  • Notice of NASA Centennial Challenges 3D Printed Habitat Challenge Design Competition
    Marshall Space Flight Center - May 15, 2015
    Posted on: 5/16/2015 12:32:24 AM PDT

  • MIDAS: Software for the detection and analysis of lunar impact flashes
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 28, 2015
    Posted on: 3/29/2015 1:21:06 AM PDT

  • Simulating the Phases of the Moon Shortly After Its Formation
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 28, 2015
    Posted on: 3/29/2015 1:17:52 AM PDT

  • A primordial origin for the composition similarity between the Earth and the Moon
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 10, 2015
    Posted on: 3/10/2015 6:24:28 PM PDT

  • NASA Langley Teaming Opportunity for Earth Venture to Calibrate Lunar Spectral Irradiance
    Langley Research Center - March 10, 2015
    Posted on: 3/10/2015 1:58:44 PM PDT

  • Estimation of Apollo lunar dust transport using optical extinction measurements
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 3, 2015
    Posted on: 3/3/2015 5:27:05 PM PDT

  • Forty-Four Years Ago Today: Apollo 14 Touches Down on the Moon
    NASA HQ - February 5, 2015
    Posted on: 2/5/2015 4:15:20 PM PDT

  • Accretion of the Moon from non-canonical disks
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 23, 2015
    Posted on: 1/23/2015 3:18:59 PM PDT

  • Evidence for explosive silicic volcanism on the Moon from the extended distribution of thorium near the Compton-Belkovich Volcanic Complex
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 3, 2014
    Posted on: 9/4/2014 2:01:28 AM PDT

  • NASA Administrator's Message: Building on Apollo 11 for the Next Giant Leap
    NASA HQ - July 14, 2014
    Posted on: 7/14/2014 3:07:15 PM PDT

  • Detecting Earth's Temporarily-Captured Natural Satellites - Minimoons
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 16, 2014
    Posted on: 6/16/2014 3:42:37 PM PDT

  • On the Spin-axis Dynamics of a Moonless Earth
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 1, 2014
    Posted on: 5/1/2014 1:47:30 PM PDT

  • The Flux of Kilogram-Sized Meteoroids from Lunar Impact Monitoring
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 28, 2014
    Posted on: 4/28/2014 2:35:49 PM PDT

  • NASA Lunar Data Analysis Program (LDAP) Final Text Released
    Planetary Exploration Newsletter - April 7, 2014
    Posted on: 4/7/2014 2:42:49 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-13 Amendment 42: Cancelation of Appendix C.8 LASER
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - January 31, 2014
    Posted on: 1/31/2014 6:12:17 PM PDT

  • NASA Lunar Cargo Transportation and Landing by Soft Touchdown (Lunar Catalyst) Announcement
    NASA HQ - January 16, 2014
    Posted on: 1/16/2014 11:12:10 PM PDT