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The Moon is Earth’s only natural satellite, circling the planet at an average distance of roughly 385,000 kilometers (239,000 miles).  With a diameter of just under 3,500 kilometers (about 2,160 miles), the cratered surface of the rocky object is one Read more…


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Evidence of water in the shadows of craters or locked up in glassy beads like microscopic snow-globes has recently revealed the Moon’s surface is far less desiccated than we ever imagined.   Just where this veneer of ice water came Read more…


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A test of a powerful new space imaging instrument has given us a gloriously detailed new perspective of the Apollo 15 Moon landing site. By bouncing a powerful radar signal off the lunar surface, the new instrument has been able Read more…

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