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Oct 28, 2014 05:51 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Earlier this year, NASA's LADEE moon orbiter was intentionally crashed into the lunar surface after completing its mission. Now, another moon orbiter has spotted LADEE's final resting place for the first time. Continue reading →
Apr 28, 2014 09:15 AM ET // Leonard David, space.com
The intentional crash of a NASA probe on the far side of the moon added one more body to an already substantial boneyard of space hardware.
Apr 18, 2014 01:41 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Out of fuel and flying fast, NASA’s LADEE spacecraft crashed into the moon early Friday, three days shy of its expected mission end. Continue reading →
Apr 4, 2014 02:05 PM ET // Irene Klotz
On April 21 -- if not sooner -- the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer will crash into the surface of the moon and vaporize. But before that happens, NASA has a low-fly mission planned.
Mar 21, 2014 06:19 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The moon may not have any air, but that doesn’t mean it lacks atmosphere.
Feb 14, 2014 04:59 PM ET // Jason Major
NASA's LADEE spacecraft has sent back its first close up looks at the lunar surface Continue reading →
Jan 30, 2014 11:38 AM ET // Jason Major
Despite long distances and high velocities, NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter successfully captured an image of LADEE as they both soared over the moon. Continue reading →
Dec 17, 2013 02:18 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A NASA spacecraft that last month began measuring gases and dust coming off the surface of the moon got a science bonus this weekend with the arrival of China’s Chang’e 3 lander and Yutu rover.
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