Moon News


Mission Press Releases

  • Lunar Crater Named After Arctic Explorer Matthew Henson by International Astronomical Union, Accepting NASA/LPI Proposal
    NASA HQ - Monday, September 20, 2021
    Posted on: 9/20/2021 4:54:19 PM PDT

  • A Lunar-based Soft X-ray Imager (LSXI) for the Earth’s magnetosphere
    Science in China Press - Wednesday, September 1, 2021
    Posted on: 9/1/2021 3:23:04 PM PDT

  • SwRI to adapt mass spectrometer for lunar missions
    Southwest Research Institute - Monday, July 19, 2021
    Posted on: 7/19/2021 2:05:58 PM PDT

  • NASA Selects New Science Investigations for Future Moon Deliveries
    NASA HQ - Thursday, June 10, 2021
    Posted on: 6/10/2021 8:07:36 PM PDT

  • Lunar sample tells ancient story with help of Curtin’s world-class facilities
    Curtin University - Thursday, June 10, 2021
    Posted on: 6/10/2021 4:56:30 PM PDT

  • Award from Canadian Space Agency allows Mission Control to bring Canadian innovation to the Moon
    Mission Control Space Services Inc. - Wednesday, May 26, 2021
    Posted on: 5/28/2021 12:12:09 AM PDT

  • Chairs Johnson and Beyer Statement on GAO Report on NASA Lunar Program
    House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - Wednesday, May 26, 2021
    Posted on: 5/27/2021 6:01:31 PM PDT

  • UCF Scientist's Unique Camera Will Investigate the Moon's South Pole
    University of Central Florida - Wednesday, March 24, 2021
    Posted on: 3/31/2021 11:11:48 PM PDT

  • Skoltech and MIT researchers identify optimal human landing system architectures to land on the Moon
    SKOLKOVO INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (SKOLTECH) - Monday, March 15, 2021
    Posted on: 3/15/2021 3:08:02 PM PDT

  • NASA Defines Science Priorities for First Crewed Artemis Landing on Moon
    NASA HQ - Monday, December 7, 2020
    Posted on: 12/7/2020 6:07:07 PM PDT

  • NASA Announces New Mission to Map Water on Moon
    University of Central Florida - Wednesday, December 2, 2020
    Posted on: 12/2/2020 8:07:24 PM PDT

  • NASA Confirms New Small Satellite to Map Water on Lunar Surface
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, December 2, 2020
    Posted on: 12/2/2020 7:34:19 PM PDT

  • Lowell Scientists Help Characterize Earth's Second Known Minimoon
    Lowell Observatory - Monday, November 23, 2020
    Posted on: 11/23/2020 4:16:07 PM PDT

  • Moon Village Association launches Global Expert Group for Sustainable Lunar Activities
    Moon Village Association - Monday, November 9, 2020
    Posted on: 11/9/2020 7:25:50 PM PDT

  • NASA, Human Lunar Lander Companies Complete Key Artemis Milestone
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Friday, October 30, 2020
    Posted on: 10/30/2020 5:05:10 PM PDT

  • NASA, European Space Agency Formalize Artemis Gateway Partnership
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, October 27, 2020
    Posted on: 10/27/2020 3:38:39 PM PDT

  • ESA and NASA Sign Gateway MOU
    European Space Agency - Tuesday, October 27, 2020
    Posted on: 10/27/2020 3:34:48 PM PDT

  • Tiny moon shadows may harbor hidden stores of ice
    University of Colorado at Boulder - Monday, October 26, 2020
    Posted on: 10/26/2020 6:27:00 PM PDT

  • NASA’s SOFIA Discovers Water on Sunlit Surface of Moon
    NASA HQ - Monday, October 26, 2020
    Posted on: 10/26/2020 4:11:42 PM PDT

  • Artemis: What it Means for Luxembourg Op-ed by Ambassador Evans and LSA Board Advisor Dr. S. Pete Worden
    U.S. Embassy In Luxembourg - Wednesday, October 21, 2020
    Posted on: 10/21/2020 11:00:32 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NASA. ROSES-21 Amendment 28: Lunar Data Analysis Program Focus on Lunar Science
    NASA HQ - August 3, 2021
    Posted on: 8/3/2021 2:10:04 PM PDT

  • Reminder! Community Announcement: Lunar Surface Science Workshop
    NASA HQ - June 3, 2021
    Posted on: 6/3/2021 8:29:58 PM PDT

  • NASA Lunar Programs: Significant Work Remains, Underscoring Challenges to Achieving Moon Landing in 2024
    Government Accountability Office - May 27, 2021
    Posted on: 5/27/2021 1:01:03 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-21 Amendment 22: Payloads and Research Investigations on the Surface of the Moon (PRISM) DRAFT text released for community comment
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - May 20, 2021
    Posted on: 5/20/2021 6:30:54 PM PDT

  • ROSES-21 Amendment 14: New Opportunity in C.27 VIPER Mission Co-Investigator Program
    NASA HQ - May 3, 2021
    Posted on: 5/3/2021 3:12:17 PM PDT

  • NASA Lunar Surface Science Workshop
    NASA HQ - April 27, 2021
    Posted on: 4/27/2021 3:03:17 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-2020 Amendment 89: C.8 LDAP Step-2 Proposal due date delayed to March 5, 2021, due to widespread power loss
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - February 19, 2021
    Posted on: 2/19/2021 3:30:48 PM PDT

  • Low Radio Frequency Observations from the Moon Enabled by NASA Landed Payload Missions
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 5, 2021
    Posted on: 2/5/2021 6:47:04 PM PDT

  • Design and optimization of dihedral angle offsets for the next generation lunar retro-reflectors
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 29, 2020
    Posted on: 12/29/2020 9:38:58 PM PDT

  • FemtoSats for Exploring Permanently Shadowed Regions on the Moon
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 17, 2020
    Posted on: 12/18/2020 1:24:29 AM PDT

  • ESA: Gateway MoU and Artemis Accords – FAQs
    European Space Agency - December 15, 2020
    Posted on: 12/15/2020 9:21:04 PM PDT

  • Lunar Volatiles and Solar System Science
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 2, 2020
    Posted on: 12/14/2020 7:49:03 PM PDT

  • Message From The NASA Administrator: Artemis Team Announcement
    NASA HQ - December 9, 2020
    Posted on: 12/9/2020 8:55:38 PM PDT

  • NASA Artemis III Science Definition Team report
    NASA HQ - December 7, 2020
    Posted on: 12/7/2020 5:01:13 PM PDT

  • Lifetime of a transient atmosphere produced by Lunar Volcanism
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 2, 2020
    Posted on: 12/2/2020 8:34:27 PM PDT

  • Lunar Surface Science Workshop: Space Biology Session
    Lunar and Planetary Institute - November 23, 2020
    Posted on: 11/23/2020 9:54:49 PM PDT

  • NASA Notice of Centennial Challenges Break the Ice Lunar Challenge Phase 1
    NASA HQ - November 19, 2020
    Posted on: 11/20/2020 2:54:32 AM PDT

  • New NASA Centennial Challenges Announcement Break the Ice Lunar Challenge
    NASA HQ - November 19, 2020
    Posted on: 11/19/2020 6:10:33 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-20 Amendment 69: E.11 Payloads and Research Investigations on the Surface of the Moon (PRISM) Step-2 Due Date Delay
    NASA HQ - November 12, 2020
    Posted on: 11/12/2020 8:53:03 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-20 Amendment 68: New Opportunity in ROSES: E.11 Payloads and Research Investigations on the Surface of the Moon (PRISM)
    NASA HQ - November 5, 2020
    Posted on: 11/5/2020 5:05:17 PM PDT