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“the moon”

Nov 9, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
It's tough to protect the moon from us, as a group of scientists recently found when looking at rocks collected by Apollo astronauts.
Oct 30, 2015 02:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
New lunar gravity maps point out a stark and unexpected difference between the sizes of ancient asteroids that slammed into the moon billions of years ago and the sizes of the rocky bodies that occupy the in the Main Asteroid Belt today.
Oct 27, 2015 12:40 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Is a lunar space port a viable stepping stone to Mars?
Oct 22, 2015 11:30 AM ET // Mike Wall,
Humanity's most efficient path to Mars includes a pit stop near the moon, a new study suggests.
Oct 12, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
How pretty pictures from the Apollo landings helped NASA do real science on the moon.
Sep 28, 2015 04:45 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
For the last time until 2033, a 'supermoon' and lunar eclipse coincided, causing our planet to collectively look up in awe.
Sep 27, 2015 03:45 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Caves and meteorite strikes and more! We've learned a lot since Apollo astronauts walked on the surface over 40 years ago.
Sep 25, 2015 06:30 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter will glide through the shadow of Sunday's supermoon eclipse in an attempt to observe changes in the moon's layers of soil.
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