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NASA First Moon Mission Launch from Wallops Island Virginia Planned

Late next summer NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center plans to launch a mission to the Moon, not from Kennedy or Vandenberg, but from the new MARs  launch complex located at…

Excellent view of Apollo landing sites seen from LRO

This Video shows various Apollo era landing sites as seen from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.   This NASA video highlights the new, sharper images of the Apollo 12, 14, and 17…

When will USA return man to the moon? Will you see it?

Being old enough and lucky enough to have seen two Saturn 5 rockets leave Earth for the moon in my youth, I was wondering would the youth of today ever…

Neil Armstrong, American Hero passes at 82

Today Neil Armstrong, first man to walk on the Moon passed. He died from complications related to heart surgery at age 82. “While we mourn the loss of a very…

Cassini Spacecraft Changes Orbit for New View of Saturn’s Rings

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has recently resumed the kind of orbits that allow for spectacular views of Saturn’s rings. This view, from Cassini’s imaging camera, shows the outer A ring and…

Evidence of oceans on Saturns moon Titan

NASA’S Cassini Finds Probable Subsurface Ocean on Saturn Moon WASHINGTON — Data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft have revealed Saturn’s moon Titan likely harbors a layer of liquid water under its…

LRO finds crater on moon that may have 22 percent surface ice

WASHINGTON — NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft has returned data that indicate ice may make up as much as 22 percent of the surface material in a crater located…

Jupiter’s Smallest Known Moon

Details of Jupiter’s smallest known moon have been unveiled. The moon, S/2012  J 2, was discovered in September 2010 along with one other moon called S/2010 J1.. The moon has a diameter of about 1.2…