News tagged with lunar dust

Red moon at night; stargazer's delight

Monday night's lunar eclipse proved just as delightful as expected to those able to view it. On the East Coast, cloudy skies may have gotten in the way, but at the National Science Foundation's National Optical ...

dateApr 16, 2014 in Space Exploration
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The moon is toxic

As our closest neighbor in space, a time-capsule of planetary evolution and the only world outside of Earth that humans have stepped foot on, the Moon is an obvious and ever-present location for future exploration ...

dateJul 11, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Apollo's lunar dust data being restored

Forty years after the last Apollo spacecraft launched, the science from those missions continues to shape our view of the moon. In one of the latest developments, readings from the Apollo 14 and 15 dust detectors ...

dateDec 06, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Lunar dust transport still a mystery

There are times when Moon appears to have a tenuous atmosphere of moving dust particles that are leaping up from and falling back to the Moon’s surface. First seen during the Surveyor and Apollo eras, ...

dateDec 16, 2010 in Space Exploration
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