Moon News


Mission Press Releases

  • Testimony submitted by Paul Spudis: Charting a Course: Expert Perspectives on NASA's Human Exploration Proposals
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Wednesday, February 3, 2016
    Posted on: 2/3/2016 6:08:18 PM PDT

  • Ribbon Cutting for 50 Year-Old Newly Restored Ranger Spacecraft
    California Science Center - Thursday, October 29, 2015
    Posted on: 10/29/2015 10:29:30 PM PDT

  • Western to host observatory viewing for rare eclipsed Supermoon Sunday
    Western University - Saturday, September 26, 2015
    Posted on: 9/26/2015 4:56:53 PM PDT

  • Western to Host Observatory Viewing for Rare Eclipsed Supermoon Sunday
    Western University - Friday, September 25, 2015
    Posted on: 9/25/2015 4:12:30 PM PDT

  • NASA Marshall, USSRC to Host ‘International Observe the Moon Night’ Event Sept. 19
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Thursday, September 17, 2015
    Posted on: 9/17/2015 11:26:45 PM PDT

  • International Observe the Moon Night returns to Western (and the world)
    Western University - Wednesday, September 16, 2015
    Posted on: 9/17/2015 1:26:43 PM PDT

  • Astronomy from the Moon - 20 Months with China's LUT: Further Establishing the New Frontier
    International Lunar Observatory Association - Thursday, September 3, 2015
    Posted on: 9/3/2015 1:18:25 PM PDT

  • 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

  • Mission Status Releases

  • The Objectives of the Radioscience Experiment in Luna-Resource and Luna-Glob Space Projects
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 26, 2016
    Posted on: 1/26/2016 4:22:49 PM PDT

  • The iodine-plutonium-xenon age of the Moon-Earth system revisited
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 4, 2015
    Posted on: 11/4/2015 4:00:39 PM PDT

  • NASA PDS - Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Data Release 23
    Planetary Exploration Newsletter - September 20, 2015
    Posted on: 9/20/2015 3:57:34 PM PDT

  • 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