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Jul 26, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, Space.com
Apollo 11's historic trip to the lunar surface in 1969 helped to debunk many a myth about our moon.
Jul 4, 2014 04:00 AM ET
There are half a dozen U.S. flags on the moon, honoring the amazing achievements of the Apollo missions. It took a surprising amount of engineering thought to plant those old glories. What would they look like today, after 45 years up there alone?
Jun 17, 2014 05:30 AM ET
Scientists finally have an answer for why the front and back sides of our shiny lunar sidekick look so different.
Jun 17, 2014 10:20 AM ET // Kelly Dickerson, Space.com
Earth's gravitational pull is so powerful that it creates a small bulge on the surface of the moon.
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 9, 2014 11:35 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Discovery Channel and sister network Science Channel will partner with the Google Lunar X Prize for a television mini-series about the competition. Continue reading →
Mar 14, 2014 11:44 AM ET // Nicole Gugliucci
A new study comparing the accuracy of crater counting from thousands of volunteers with that of experts shows that crowdsourcing science works. Continue reading →
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