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NASA’s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft is gradually lowering its orbital altitude over the moon, as it continues to make important science observations.

But when will it take the plunge?

LADEE mission managers expect the spacecraft will impact of the moon’s surface on or before April 21.

On April 11, ground controllers at NASA’s Ames...

Benefits Stemming from Space Exploration was released in September 2013 by the International Space Exploration Coordination Group.

At its heart, this report explains that space exploration “will continue to be an essential driver for opening up new domains in science and technology, triggering other sectors to partner with the space sector for joint research and development. This...

Credit: MIT Press

Marketing the Moon – The Selling of the Apollo Lunar Program by David Meerman Scott & Richard Jurek; MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass.; $39.95 (hard cover); Feb. 2014.

This is an absolutely marvelous and exceptional read!

The authors, both marketing sages, have written a captivating book that delves into the promotion and...

May is the target time for a novel effort by the Humans in Space Youth Art Competition.

A “moon bounce performance” is slated using artwork in collaboration with visual artist, Daniela DePaulis, and the Dwingeloo Radio Telescope in The Netherlands.

OPTICKS is a live radio transmission performance between the Earth and the Moon during which images are...

Artist’s impression of the Rosetta spacecraft at its destination, Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The picture is not to scale; the spacecraft's solar arrays have a span of 32 meters; the diameter of the nucleus is about four kilometers.

The Philae comet lander has been successfully reactivated and broke its planned radio silence by sending data to Earth on March 28....


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