Moon News


Mission Press Releases

  • Chemistry Says Moon is Proto-Earth's Mantle, Relocated
    Washington University in St. Louis - Monday, September 12, 2016
    Posted on: 9/13/2016 12:28:14 AM PDT

  • Google Lunar XPRIZE Team HAKUTO Signs Joint Research Agreement with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
    Team HAKUTO - Friday, September 9, 2016
    Posted on: 9/9/2016 6:30:20 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Media To Annual Exploration Science Forum, July 20-22
    Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI) - Tuesday, July 12, 2016
    Posted on: 7/12/2016 10:23:34 PM PDT

  • NASA Looks Back on Early Space Missions with 'A Bunch of Plumbers' Talk
    Langley Research Center - Friday, June 3, 2016
    Posted on: 6/3/2016 3:07:02 PM PDT

  • Moon Thought to Play Major Role in Maintaining Earth's Magnetic Field
    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) - Thursday, March 31, 2016
    Posted on: 3/31/2016 2:26:15 PM PDT

  • NASA Langley Engineer and Author John Newcomb Dies
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, March 15, 2016
    Posted on: 3/16/2016 4:26:43 AM PDT

  • 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

  • Mission Status Releases

  • 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

  • Measurement of the high-energy gamma-ray emission from the Moon with the Fermi Large Area Telescope
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 14, 2016
    Posted on: 4/14/2016 4:37:03 PM PDT

  • Escape dynamics and fractal basins boundaries in the three-dimensional Earth-Moon system
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 14, 2016
    Posted on: 4/14/2016 4:34:56 PM PDT

  • 2016 Lunar Workshop for Educators
    NASA Education Office - April 10, 2016
    Posted on: 4/10/2016 4:15:04 PM PDT

  • Collisionless encounters and the origin of the lunar inclination
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 22, 2016
    Posted on: 3/22/2016 2:58:12 PM PDT

  • Speciation and dissolution of hydrogen in the proto-lunar disk
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 22, 2016
    Posted on: 3/22/2016 2:56:53 PM PDT

  • Oxygen isotopic evidence for vigorous mixing during the Moon-forming Giant Impact
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 18, 2016
    Posted on: 3/18/2016 3:47:58 PM PDT

  • 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