Moon News


Mission Press Releases

  • Canada’s Way Forward in Space - Unveiling of a New National Space Strategy
    Canadian Space Agency - Tuesday, March 5, 2019
    Posted on: 3/5/2019 10:27:30 PM PDT

  • New ‘NASA Science Live’ Program Premiers This Week
    NASA HQ - Monday, February 25, 2019
    Posted on: 2/25/2019 5:49:28 PM PDT

  • NASA Administrator Statement on Israeli Moon Mission
    NASA HQ - Thursday, February 21, 2019
    Posted on: 2/22/2019 2:42:41 AM PDT

  • NASA Selects Experiments for Possible Lunar Flights in 2019
    NASA HQ - Thursday, February 21, 2019
    Posted on: 2/21/2019 10:30:54 PM PDT

  • NASA Tours Highlight Ohio's Role in Moon Missions
    Glenn Research Center - Thursday, February 14, 2019
    Posted on: 2/14/2019 9:25:35 PM PDT

  • Scientists explain formation of lunar dust clouds
    National Research Council University School of Economics - Thursday, January 24, 2019
    Posted on: 1/24/2019 5:19:16 PM PDT

  • Compete in a lunar economy
    European Space Agency - Monday, January 21, 2019
    Posted on: 1/21/2019 2:41:27 PM PDT

  • Earth and moon pummeled by more asteroids since the age of dinosaurs, say scientists
    University of Southampton - Friday, January 18, 2019
    Posted on: 1/18/2019 11:25:12 PM PDT

  • NASA’s Campaign to Return to the Moon with Global Partners
    NASA HQ - Friday, January 18, 2019
    Posted on: 1/18/2019 5:41:42 PM PDT

  • PolyU provides multi-disciplinary support to the nation’s historic landing on the far side of the Moon
    Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Wednesday, January 16, 2019
    Posted on: 1/16/2019 5:29:10 PM PDT

  • Swedish Instrument Has Landed on the Moon
    Swedish Institute of Space Physics - Friday, January 4, 2019
    Posted on: 1/4/2019 5:57:08 PM PDT

  • NASA Administrator to Announce New Moon to Mars Partnerships with US Companies
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, November 27, 2018
    Posted on: 11/27/2018 7:01:00 PM PDT

  • NASA's Marshall Center to Celebrate International Observe the Moon Night Oct. 20
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Tuesday, October 16, 2018
    Posted on: 10/16/2018 7:11:50 PM PDT

  • NASA: Agreement with Israel Space Agency for Commercial Lunar Cooperation
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, October 3, 2018
    Posted on: 10/3/2018 6:20:07 PM PDT

  • Erik Hauri, who found water on the Moon, dies at 52
    Carnegie Institution - Friday, September 7, 2018
    Posted on: 9/7/2018 9:50:13 PM PDT

  • ESA Workshop on Lunar Exploration
    European Space Agency - Tuesday, July 3, 2018
    Posted on: 7/3/2018 2:25:08 PM PDT

  • Thank the Moon for Earth's Lengthening Day
    University of Wisconsin-Madison - Tuesday, June 5, 2018
    Posted on: 6/5/2018 1:49:42 PM PDT

  • David Kring Receives NASA's M. J. Wargo Exploration Science Award
    Universities Space Research Association - Monday, May 14, 2018
    Posted on: 5/14/2018 5:06:45 PM PDT

  • NASA Expands Plans for Moon Exploration: More Missions, More Science
    NASA HQ - Thursday, May 3, 2018
    Posted on: 5/3/2018 11:16:38 PM PDT

  • ESA signs collaboration agreement for commercial Lunar missions
    European Space Agency - Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    Posted on: 4/17/2018 6:00:19 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NASA ROSES-18 Amendment 3: EW Step-1 due date delayed; lunar focus added to several programs in Appendix C
    NASA HQ - March 13, 2018
    Posted on: 3/13/2018 2:32:36 PM PDT

  • The origin of the Moon within a terrestrial synestia
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 1, 2018
    Posted on: 3/1/2018 9:36:13 PM PDT

  • 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