Moon News


Mission Press Releases

  • NASA's Marshall Center to Celebrate International Observe the Moon Night Oct. 20
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Tuesday, October 16, 2018
    Posted on: 10/16/2018 7:11:50 PM PDT

  • NASA: Agreement with Israel Space Agency for Commercial Lunar Cooperation
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, October 3, 2018
    Posted on: 10/3/2018 6:20:07 PM PDT

  • Erik Hauri, who found water on the Moon, dies at 52
    Carnegie Institution - Friday, September 7, 2018
    Posted on: 9/7/2018 9:50:13 PM PDT

  • ESA Workshop on Lunar Exploration
    European Space Agency - Tuesday, July 3, 2018
    Posted on: 7/3/2018 2:25:08 PM PDT

  • Thank the Moon for Earth's Lengthening Day
    University of Wisconsin-Madison - Tuesday, June 5, 2018
    Posted on: 6/5/2018 1:49:42 PM PDT

  • David Kring Receives NASA's M. J. Wargo Exploration Science Award
    Universities Space Research Association - Monday, May 14, 2018
    Posted on: 5/14/2018 5:06:45 PM PDT

  • NASA Expands Plans for Moon Exploration: More Missions, More Science
    NASA HQ - Thursday, May 3, 2018
    Posted on: 5/3/2018 11:16:38 PM PDT

  • ESA signs collaboration agreement for commercial Lunar missions
    European Space Agency - Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    Posted on: 4/17/2018 6:00:19 PM PDT

  • Most of Earth's water was likely present before the moon-forming giant impact
    American Association for the Advancement of Science - Thursday, March 29, 2018
    Posted on: 3/29/2018 3:01:01 PM PDT

  • Media Invited to Talk to NASA Experts About Supermoon, Total Lunar Eclipse
    Ames Research Center - Monday, January 29, 2018
    Posted on: 1/29/2018 8:53:35 PM PDT

  • NASA Television to Air Live Coverage of Upcoming Rare Lunar Eclipse
    NASA HQ - Monday, January 29, 2018
    Posted on: 1/29/2018 8:52:00 PM PDT

  • Total Lunar Eclipse "Trifecta" on January 31st
    Sky and Telescope - Saturday, January 27, 2018
    Posted on: 1/27/2018 5:02:45 PM PDT

  • Griffith Observatory Hosts Public Event, Live Stream of Jan. 31st Lunar Eclipse
    Griffith Observatory - Friday, January 19, 2018
    Posted on: 1/19/2018 4:07:56 PM PDT

  • First SAGE III Lunar Data Now Available to Public
    NASA HQ - Friday, January 12, 2018
    Posted on: 1/12/2018 5:00:58 PM PDT

  • New Space Policy Directive Calls for Human Expansion Across Solar System
    NASA HQ - Monday, December 11, 2017
    Posted on: 12/11/2017 9:18:58 PM PDT

  • NASA Provides Coverage of Today‚Äôs Space Policy Directive Signing
    NASA HQ - Monday, December 11, 2017
    Posted on: 12/11/2017 6:22:48 PM PDT

  • White House Statement on Space Policy Directive 1 (SPD-1)
    White House - Monday, December 11, 2017
    Posted on: 12/11/2017 4:23:04 PM PDT

  • NASA's Marshall Center Celebrates International Observe the Moon Night
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Thursday, October 26, 2017
    Posted on: 10/26/2017 3:09:06 PM PDT

  • First steps: returning humanity to the Moon
    European Space Agency - Thursday, September 21, 2017
    Posted on: 9/21/2017 7:42:51 PM PDT

  • Google Lunar XPRIZE Offers $4.75 Million to Teams Who Complete In-space Milestones on Way to the Moon
    Google Lunar XPrize - Wednesday, August 16, 2017
    Posted on: 8/16/2017 3:07:13 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • ROSES-18 Amendment 34: Lunar Surface Instrument and Technology Payloads Final text released
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - October 18, 2018
    Posted on: 10/18/2018 5:18:27 PM PDT

  • Mineralogy of northern nearside mare basalts
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 2, 2018
    Posted on: 10/2/2018 11:31:36 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-18 Amendment 26: DRAFT Lunar Surface Instrument and Technology Payloads Call for Community Comment
    NASA HQ - September 13, 2018
    Posted on: 9/13/2018 3:18:37 PM PDT

  • NASA MD RFI Availability of Potential Lunar Payloads NNH18ZDA012L
    NASA HQ - June 11, 2018
    Posted on: 6/11/2018 4:58:11 PM PDT

  • Lunar Laser Ranging: A Review
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 16, 2018
    Posted on: 5/16/2018 1:14:35 PM PDT

  • ROSES-18 Amendment 12: New opportunity in C.24 Apollo Next Generation Sample Analysis
    NASA HQ - May 14, 2018
    Posted on: 5/14/2018 5:11:31 PM PDT

  • NASA Statement on Resource Prospector and RESOLVE Costs
    NASA HQ - May 3, 2018
    Posted on: 5/3/2018 6:06:52 PM PDT

  • Moonfalls: Collisions between the Earth and its past moons
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 2, 2018
    Posted on: 5/2/2018 9:03:51 PM PDT

  • LEAG Letter To NASA Administrator Bridenstine Regarding Resource Prospector Mission
    Lunar Exploration Analysis Group (LEAG) - April 26, 2018
    Posted on: 4/26/2018 3:33:02 PM PDT

  • Aerospace Corporation White paper: Cislunar Development: What to Build - and Why
    Aerospace Corporation - April 17, 2018
    Posted on: 4/17/2018 2:12:03 PM PDT

  • Letter From Lunar Research Community To Congress Regarding NASA Lunar Exploration and Discovery Program Budget
    SpaceRef Interactive, Inc. - April 10, 2018
    Posted on: 4/10/2018 6:50:12 PM PDT

  • Lunar Crater Identification via Deep Learning
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 16, 2018
    Posted on: 3/16/2018 11:52:28 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-18 Amendment 3: EW Step-1 due date delayed; lunar focus added to several programs in Appendix C
    NASA HQ - March 13, 2018
    Posted on: 3/13/2018 2:32:36 PM PDT

  • The origin of the Moon within a terrestrial synestia
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 1, 2018
    Posted on: 3/1/2018 9:36:13 PM PDT

  • The role of breccia lenses in regolith generation from the formation of small, simple craters: Application to the Apollo 15 landing site
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 12, 2018
    Posted on: 2/13/2018 1:55:23 AM PDT

  • Tidal evolution of the Moon from a high-obliquity, high-angular-momentum Earth
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 12, 2018
    Posted on: 2/13/2018 12:57:45 AM PDT

  • Development of a Lunar Scintillometer as part of the National Large Optical Telescope Site Survey
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 8, 2018
    Posted on: 2/8/2018 6:45:47 PM PDT

  • Experiments Indicate Regolith is Looser in the Lunar Polar Regions than at the Lunar Landing Sites
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 17, 2018
    Posted on: 1/18/2018 1:59:40 AM PDT

  • Presidential Memorandum on Reinvigorating America's Human Space Exploration Program
    White House - December 11, 2017
    Posted on: 12/11/2017 11:57:52 PM PDT

  • NELIOTA: First Temperature Measurement of Lunar Impact Flashes
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 25, 2017
    Posted on: 10/25/2017 3:03:40 PM PDT