Moon News


Mission Press Releases

  • 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’s 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

  • Moon's magnetic field lasted far longer than once believed
    Rutgers University - Thursday, August 10, 2017
    Posted on: 8/10/2017 1:17:34 PM PDT

  • TeamIndus | Team Sparks International Will Fly Experiment to the Moon
    TeamIndus - Wednesday, March 15, 2017
    Posted on: 3/15/2017 6:03:59 PM PDT

  • Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo
    Gravitas Ventures - Friday, February 24, 2017
    Posted on: 2/25/2017 3:36:36 AM PDT

  • Family Statement Regarding Service Arrangements for Capt. Eugene A. Cernan
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, January 17, 2017
    Posted on: 1/18/2017 12:49:57 AM PDT

  • Ranking Member Johnson’s Statement on the Passing of Eugene Cernan
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Democrats - Tuesday, January 17, 2017
    Posted on: 1/17/2017 3:59:23 PM PDT

  • NASA Administrator Reflects on Legacy of Last Man to Walk on Moon
    NASA HQ - Monday, January 16, 2017
    Posted on: 1/16/2017 9:25:14 PM PDT

  • Lunar sonic booms
    University of Iowa - Tuesday, December 13, 2016
    Posted on: 12/13/2016 7:34:59 PM PDT

  • SwRI Flips Switch on LAMP in Lunar Orbit
    Southwest Research Institute - Tuesday, November 1, 2016
    Posted on: 11/3/2016 1:12:28 PM PDT

  • Public Invited to Goddard to Celebrate Annual International Moon Event
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Wednesday, October 5, 2016
    Posted on: 10/5/2016 8:08:44 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • 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

  • NASA ROSES-17 Amendment 23: C.8 Lunar Data Analysis Program delayed
    NASA HQ - August 17, 2017
    Posted on: 8/17/2017 3:07:07 PM PDT

  • Gallium isotopic evidence for extensive volatile loss from the Moon during its formation
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 10, 2017
    Posted on: 8/11/2017 1:33:08 AM PDT

  • Dust levitation above the lunar surface: role of charge fluctuations
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 3, 2017
    Posted on: 7/3/2017 4:26:08 PM PDT

  • A Model of the Primordial Lunar Atmosphere
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 3, 2017
    Posted on: 7/3/2017 4:24:08 PM PDT

  • Empirical Recurrence Rates for Seismic Signals on Planetary Surfaces
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 21, 2017
    Posted on: 4/21/2017 10:12:28 PM PDT

  • The composition of Solar system asteroids and Earth/Mars moons, and the Earth-Moon composition similarity
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 20, 2017
    Posted on: 4/20/2017 5:57:36 PM PDT

  • Effect of impact velocity and acoustic fluidization on the simple-to-complex transition of lunar craters
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 17, 2017
    Posted on: 4/17/2017 2:42:00 PM PDT

  • DARE Mission Design: Low RFI Observations from a Low-Altitude Frozen Lunar Orbit
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 2, 2017
    Posted on: 2/2/2017 3:02:59 PM PDT

  • Evidence for a Rapid Turnover of Argon in the Lunar Exosphere
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 8, 2016
    Posted on: 12/8/2016 6:06:45 PM PDT

  • Dear Colleague Letter: Cosponsor the Bipartisan Apollo 1 Memorial Act
    U.S. House of Representatives - December 1, 2016
    Posted on: 12/1/2016 9:47:07 PM PDT

  • On the Origin of Earth's Moon
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 13, 2016
    Posted on: 9/13/2016 9:50:21 PM PDT

  • NASA Seeks Science Instruments to Sponsor on Korean Space Agency Lunar Orbiter
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - September 13, 2016
    Posted on: 9/13/2016 8:54:43 PM PDT

  • The Photometric Investigation of V921 Her using the Lunar-based Ultraviolet Telescope of Chang'e-3 mission
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - August 4, 2016
    Posted on: 8/4/2016 4:44:04 PM PDT

  • A hot big bang theory: magnetic fields and the early evolution of the protolunar disk
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - July 8, 2016
    Posted on: 7/8/2016 5:23:27 PM PDT