Moon News


Mission Press Releases

  • Planetary Scientist Wins Bid to Study Moon Samples
    University of Arizona - Monday, March 11, 2019
    Posted on: 3/11/2019 10:34:22 PM PDT

  • PSI’s Darby Dyar Selected to Investigate Untouched Lunar Material
    Planetary Science Institute - Monday, March 11, 2019
    Posted on: 3/11/2019 10:31:29 PM PDT

  • Canada’s Way Forward in Space - Unveiling of a New National Space Strategy
    Canadian Space Agency - Tuesday, March 5, 2019
    Posted on: 3/5/2019 10:27:30 PM PDT

  • New ‘NASA Science Live’ Program Premiers This Week
    NASA HQ - Monday, February 25, 2019
    Posted on: 2/25/2019 5:49:28 PM PDT

  • NASA Administrator Statement on Israeli Moon Mission
    NASA HQ - Thursday, February 21, 2019
    Posted on: 2/22/2019 2:42:41 AM PDT

  • NASA Selects Experiments for Possible Lunar Flights in 2019
    NASA HQ - Thursday, February 21, 2019
    Posted on: 2/21/2019 10:30:54 PM PDT

  • NASA Tours Highlight Ohio's Role in Moon Missions
    Glenn Research Center - Thursday, February 14, 2019
    Posted on: 2/14/2019 9:25:35 PM PDT

  • Scientists explain formation of lunar dust clouds
    National Research Council University School of Economics - Thursday, January 24, 2019
    Posted on: 1/24/2019 5:19:16 PM PDT

  • Compete in a lunar economy
    European Space Agency - Monday, January 21, 2019
    Posted on: 1/21/2019 2:41:27 PM PDT

  • Earth and moon pummeled by more asteroids since the age of dinosaurs, say scientists
    University of Southampton - Friday, January 18, 2019
    Posted on: 1/18/2019 11:25:12 PM PDT

  • NASA’s Campaign to Return to the Moon with Global Partners
    NASA HQ - Friday, January 18, 2019
    Posted on: 1/18/2019 5:41:42 PM PDT

  • PolyU provides multi-disciplinary support to the nation’s historic landing on the far side of the Moon
    Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Wednesday, January 16, 2019
    Posted on: 1/16/2019 5:29:10 PM PDT

  • Swedish Instrument Has Landed on the Moon
    Swedish Institute of Space Physics - Friday, January 4, 2019
    Posted on: 1/4/2019 5:57:08 PM PDT

  • NASA Administrator to Announce New Moon to Mars Partnerships with US Companies
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, November 27, 2018
    Posted on: 11/27/2018 7:01:00 PM PDT

  • NASA's Marshall Center to Celebrate International Observe the Moon Night Oct. 20
    Marshall Space Flight Center - Tuesday, October 16, 2018
    Posted on: 10/16/2018 7:11:50 PM PDT

  • NASA: Agreement with Israel Space Agency for Commercial Lunar Cooperation
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, October 3, 2018
    Posted on: 10/3/2018 6:20:07 PM PDT

  • Erik Hauri, who found water on the Moon, dies at 52
    Carnegie Institution - Friday, September 7, 2018
    Posted on: 9/7/2018 9:50:13 PM PDT

  • ESA Workshop on Lunar Exploration
    European Space Agency - Tuesday, July 3, 2018
    Posted on: 7/3/2018 2:25:08 PM PDT

  • Thank the Moon for Earth's Lengthening Day
    University of Wisconsin-Madison - Tuesday, June 5, 2018
    Posted on: 6/5/2018 1:49:42 PM PDT

  • David Kring Receives NASA's M. J. Wargo Exploration Science Award
    Universities Space Research Association - Monday, May 14, 2018
    Posted on: 5/14/2018 5:06:45 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Multiple Impact Origin for the Moon
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 6, 2019
    Posted on: 3/7/2019 2:42:12 AM PDT

  • Near/Far Side Asymmetry in the Tidally Heated Moon
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 29, 2018
    Posted on: 10/29/2018 5:12:17 PM PDT

  • ROSES-18 Amendment 34: Lunar Surface Instrument and Technology Payloads Final text released
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - October 18, 2018
    Posted on: 10/18/2018 5:18:27 PM PDT

  • Mineralogy of northern nearside mare basalts
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 2, 2018
    Posted on: 10/2/2018 11:31:36 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-18 Amendment 26: DRAFT Lunar Surface Instrument and Technology Payloads Call for Community Comment
    NASA HQ - September 13, 2018
    Posted on: 9/13/2018 3:18:37 PM PDT

  • NASA MD RFI Availability of Potential Lunar Payloads NNH18ZDA012L
    NASA HQ - June 11, 2018
    Posted on: 6/11/2018 4:58:11 PM PDT

  • Lunar Laser Ranging: A Review
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 16, 2018
    Posted on: 5/16/2018 1:14:35 PM PDT

  • ROSES-18 Amendment 12: New opportunity in C.24 Apollo Next Generation Sample Analysis
    NASA HQ - May 14, 2018
    Posted on: 5/14/2018 5:11:31 PM PDT

  • NASA Statement on Resource Prospector and RESOLVE Costs
    NASA HQ - May 3, 2018
    Posted on: 5/3/2018 6:06:52 PM PDT

  • Moonfalls: Collisions between the Earth and its past moons
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 2, 2018
    Posted on: 5/2/2018 9:03:51 PM PDT

  • LEAG Letter To NASA Administrator Bridenstine Regarding Resource Prospector Mission
    Lunar Exploration Analysis Group (LEAG) - April 26, 2018
    Posted on: 4/26/2018 3:33:02 PM PDT

  • Aerospace Corporation White paper: Cislunar Development: What to Build - and Why
    Aerospace Corporation - April 17, 2018
    Posted on: 4/17/2018 2:12:03 PM PDT

  • Letter From Lunar Research Community To Congress Regarding NASA Lunar Exploration and Discovery Program Budget
    SpaceRef Interactive, Inc. - April 10, 2018
    Posted on: 4/10/2018 6:50:12 PM PDT

  • Lunar Crater Identification via Deep Learning
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 16, 2018
    Posted on: 3/16/2018 11:52:28 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-18 Amendment 3: EW Step-1 due date delayed; lunar focus added to several programs in Appendix C
    NASA HQ - March 13, 2018
    Posted on: 3/13/2018 2:32:36 PM PDT

  • The origin of the Moon within a terrestrial synestia
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 1, 2018
    Posted on: 3/1/2018 9:36:13 PM PDT

  • The role of breccia lenses in regolith generation from the formation of small, simple craters: Application to the Apollo 15 landing site
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 12, 2018
    Posted on: 2/13/2018 1:55:23 AM PDT

  • Tidal evolution of the Moon from a high-obliquity, high-angular-momentum Earth
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 12, 2018
    Posted on: 2/13/2018 12:57:45 AM PDT

  • Development of a Lunar Scintillometer as part of the National Large Optical Telescope Site Survey
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 8, 2018
    Posted on: 2/8/2018 6:45:47 PM PDT

  • Experiments Indicate Regolith is Looser in the Lunar Polar Regions than at the Lunar Landing Sites
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 17, 2018
    Posted on: 1/18/2018 1:59:40 AM PDT