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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 →
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 31, 2013 02:06 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
On Monday, NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter team released the first orbital snapshots of China's lander and rover on the moon's surface. Continue reading →
Dec 14, 2013 05:31 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Today at 3:35 p.m. EST, the Chinese Chang'E 3 lander lowered its rover to the moon's surface. Continue reading →
Dec 2, 2013 01:43 AM ET // Irene Klotz
China on Sunday launched its first spacecraft to the surface of moon, with landing of the six-wheeled rover named "Yutu" -- Chinese for "jade rabbit" -- expected in two weeks. Continue reading →
Jul 9, 2013 03:22 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
There’s no denying it: Star Wars’ cute robotic sidekick R2-D2 is probably one of the coolest and most famous sci-fi heroes. And now it seems the three-legged robot has inadvertently become the perfect design for future moon rovers! Well, kinda. … Continue reading →
Apr 12, 2013 07:50 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA is developing a lunar rover to find and analyze water and other materials trapped in deep freezes at the moon’s poles and to demonstrate how water can be made on site.
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