Selene News


Mission Press Releases

  • Images Taken By KAGUYA (SELENE) - 3D movie composition using Terrain Camera Images during controlled impact operation
    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) - Wednesday, June 24, 2009
    Posted on: 6/24/2009 1:03:21 PM PDT

  • New high-res map suggests little water inside moon
    Ohio State University - Saturday, February 14, 2009
    Posted on: 2/14/2009 9:01:47 AM PDT

  • The First Far-Side Gravity of the Moon and Global Topography by KAGUYA (SELENE)
    National Astronomical Observatory of Japan - Monday, October 13, 2008
    Posted on: 10/13/2008 12:35:10 PM PDT

  • KAGUYA (SELENE) HDTV Image of Full Earth-Rise Over The Moon
    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) - Tuesday, April 22, 2008
    Posted on: 4/22/2008 6:29:15 AM PDT

  • KAGUYA (SELENE) World's First Image Taken of the Moon by HDTV
    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) - Wednesday, November 7, 2007
    Posted on: 11/7/2007 9:53:04 AM PDT

  • KAGUYA (SELENE) Placed in Science Orbit Around the Moon
    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) - Tuesday, October 23, 2007
    Posted on: 10/23/2007 5:02:03 AM PDT

  • Launch of the KAGUYA (SELENE) by H-IIA Launch Vehicle No.13
    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) - Wednesday, September 12, 2007
    Posted on: 9/12/2007 7:48:52 AM PDT

  • New Launch Day of the KAGUYA (SELENE) by H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 13
    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) - Wednesday, August 15, 2007
    Posted on: 8/15/2007 2:34:44 AM PDT

  • Launch Postponement of KAGUYA (SELENE)
    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) - Monday, July 23, 2007
    Posted on: 7/23/2007 9:46:58 AM PDT

  • "KAGUYA" selected as SELENE's nickname
    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) - Sunday, June 10, 2007
    Posted on: 6/10/2007 8:37:44 AM PDT

  • Give a Trip to the Moon for Valentine's Day
    Planetary Society - Monday, February 12, 2007
    Posted on: 2/12/2007 8:20:36 PM PDT

  • Send a New Year's Message to the Moon on Japan's SELENE Mission
    Planetary Society - Thursday, January 11, 2007
    Posted on: 1/11/2007 5:22:58 PM PDT

  • Deliver Your Message to the Moon Aboard Selene
    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) - Thursday, November 30, 2006
    Posted on: 11/30/2006 8:51:13 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Last Photos of the Moon Captured by the HDTV Camera Aboard KAGUYA (SELENE)
    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) - June 19, 2009
    Posted on: 6/19/2009 5:00:02 PM PDT

  • KAGUYA (SELENE) Transition to Operation Phase
    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) - January 3, 2008
    Posted on: 1/3/2008 8:17:59 AM PDT

  • Kayuga (Selene) Composition of Lunar 3-D Movies with Terrain Camera Images
    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) - December 1, 2007
    Posted on: 12/1/2007 8:52:21 AM PDT

  • Kaguya (Selene) Lunar Observations by Terrain Camera and Multi-band Imager
    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) - November 21, 2007
    Posted on: 11/21/2007 2:23:18 PM PDT

  • Kaguya (Selene) Images of Earth-Rise Over the Moon
    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) - November 13, 2007
    Posted on: 11/13/2007 9:19:18 AM PDT

  • Kaguya (Selene) Releases Relay Satellite
    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) - October 9, 2007
    Posted on: 10/9/2007 10:03:02 AM PDT

  • Result of Selene's Lunar Orbit Injection Maneuver
    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) - October 4, 2007
    Posted on: 10/4/2007 9:43:29 PM PDT

  • Lunar Explorer KAGUYA (SELENE) Successful Image Taking by the High Definition Television (HDTV)
    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) - October 1, 2007
    Posted on: 10/1/2007 9:01:06 AM PDT

  • KAGUYA (SELENE) Deployment of the High-Gain Antenna
    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) - September 17, 2007
    Posted on: 9/17/2007 7:41:11 AM PDT

  • Selene Lunar Mission Launched
    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) - September 14, 2007
    Posted on: 9/14/2007 8:57:07 AM PDT