Moon News


Mission Press Releases

  • 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

  • NASA to Announce New Science Results About Moon
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, October 21, 2020
    Posted on: 10/21/2020 5:38:40 PM PDT

  • Best Practices for Sustainable Lunar Activities – Issue 1
    Moon Village Association - Wednesday, October 21, 2020
    Posted on: 10/21/2020 2:42:28 PM PDT

  • Joint Statement Of Intention In The Artemis Program By Italy and The United States
    Agenzia Spaziale Italiana - Friday, September 25, 2020
    Posted on: 9/26/2020 12:41:28 AM PDT

  • Celebrate Virtual International Observe the Moon Night with NASA Goddard
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Tuesday, September 22, 2020
    Posted on: 9/22/2020 1:19:41 PM PDT

  • NASA Publishes Artemis Plan to Land First Woman, Next Man on Moon in 2024
    NASA HQ - Monday, September 21, 2020
    Posted on: 9/21/2020 8:36:52 PM PDT

  • NASA to Discuss Early Artemis Exploration Plans with Media
    NASA HQ - Monday, September 21, 2020
    Posted on: 9/21/2020 6:14:21 PM PDT

  • Lander Exhaust Could Cloud Studies of Lunar Ices
    Johns Hopkins University - Friday, August 14, 2020
    Posted on: 8/14/2020 2:24:50 PM PDT

  • Ukraine has joined the Moon Village Association
    Moon Village Association - Monday, August 3, 2020
    Posted on: 8/3/2020 6:20:06 PM PDT

  • Scientists provide new explanation for the far side of the Moon's strange asymmetry
    Tokyo Institute of Technology - Monday, June 22, 2020
    Posted on: 6/22/2020 2:33:45 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • 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

  • Number of near-Earth objects and formation of lunar craters over the last billion years
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - November 3, 2020
    Posted on: 11/3/2020 10:34:19 PM PDT

  • NASA Notice of Centennial Challenges Watts on the Moon Challenge Phase 1
    NASA HQ - September 25, 2020
    Posted on: 9/26/2020 10:31:03 PM PDT

  • New NASA Centennial Challenges Announcement Watts on the Moon Challenge
    NASA HQ - September 26, 2020
    Posted on: 9/25/2020 6:23:26 PM PDT

  • NASA Announces Lunar Vertical Solar Array Technology (Lunar VSAT), 80HQTR20NOA01-20GCD_C1
    NASA HQ - September 11, 2020
    Posted on: 9/11/2020 7:17:35 PM PDT

  • Space Resources are the Key to Safe and Sustainable Lunar Exploration
    NASA HQ - September 10, 2020
    Posted on: 9/10/2020 1:45:57 PM PDT

  • NASA Artemis Science White Papers Due September 8, 2020
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - August 20, 2020
    Posted on: 8/20/2020 7:19:27 PM PDT

  • NASA Community Announcement: Intention to Amend ROSES-20 via a Future Appendix “Payloads and Research Investigations on the Surface of the Moon”
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - July 20, 2020
    Posted on: 7/20/2020 9:01:10 PM PDT

  • Positions Open on the Lunar Exploration Analysis Group (LEAG) Executive Committee
    Lunar Exploration Analysis Group (LEAG) - June 4, 2020
    Posted on: 6/4/2020 2:57:34 PM PDT