Lunar Exploration

Featured Images

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter view on lunar north polar regions
Top o' the Moon Wednesday, March 19, 2014
China's Yutu rover on the Moon in an artist's concept
Lunar Returns Saturday, December 14, 2013
LADEE launch, September 6, 2013
Moon Bound Saturday, September 7, 2013
GRAIL map of lunar surface gravity
Lunar Lumpiness Sunday, April 14, 2013
Lunar Orbiter view of Aristarchus crater
Bright Crater Thursday, March 28, 2013
Gravitational map of the Moon compiled by the GRAIL mission
Lunar Attraction Saturday, December 15, 2012
Apollo 17 astronaut Gene Cernan drives his lunar rover
End of the Road Monday, December 10, 2012
Apollo 17 at the rim of Shorty Crater, December 1972
Back to the Moon(rocks) Monday, June 11, 2012
Artist's concept of GRAIL spacecraft measuring the Moon's gravitational field
Lunar Arrival Friday, December 30, 2011
2011 image of the Apollo 12 landing site, from Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter
Still Standing Friday, September 9, 2011
Map of the Moon's gravitational field
Lunar Lumpiness Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Dust coats the spacesuit of Apollo 17 astronaut Gene Cernan
Dirty Moonwalker Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Reiner Gamma, a prominent lunar swirl in the Ocean of Storms
Lunar Swirl Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Lunokhod image of its tracks on the lunar surface
Found It! Monday, November 15, 2010
Luna 16 diagram
To the Moon and Back Friday, September 24, 2010
Pinpoint Landing Friday, November 20, 2009
Lighting Up the Darkside Wednesday, October 7, 2009
Lunar Water Friday, September 25, 2009
Back to the Future? Friday, July 24, 2009
Still Standing Tuesday, July 21, 2009
On a Tranquil Sea Monday, July 20, 2009
First Glimpse Monday, July 6, 2009
Settling In Monday, June 22, 2009
Back to the Moon Monday, June 15, 2009
Ready for the Moon Sunday, December 21, 2008
Not-So-Dark Side of the Moon Monday, September 29, 2008
Lunar Target Tuesday, June 17, 2008
Lunar Exit Tuesday, December 11, 2007
Looking out the Window Thursday, October 11, 2007
Back to the Moon Tuesday, October 9, 2007
Lunar Sunscreen Friday, August 3, 2007
Lunar Observatory Sunday, April 22, 2007
High Steppin' Saturday, April 21, 2007
Ready for Impact Friday, September 1, 2006
'Photo of the (Last) Century' Sunday, August 13, 2006

Radio Programs

Moon and Regulus Busy times for the Moon Friday, February 14, 2014
Moon and Regulus Beating up the surface of the Moon Sunday, December 22, 2013
Moon and Aldebaran Looking for a place to settle down Sunday, December 15, 2013
Moon and Companions Growing fresh veggies on the Moon Monday, November 25, 2013
Moon and Antares Dusting off some moonrocks Wednesday, August 14, 2013
More Moon and Venus Stirring up some lunar dust Saturday, August 10, 2013
Moon and Saturn A futuristic buggy race Thursday, April 25, 2013
Moon and Jupiter Measuring the skin of the Moon Sunday, April 14, 2013
More Moon and Regulus Protecting some lunar monuments Sunday, March 24, 2013
Lunar Returns The continued exploration of the Moon Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Apollo 17 A busy three days on the Moon Monday, December 10, 2012
More Moon and Companions A grand era of exploration Sunday, December 9, 2012
Lunar Secrets New secrets from old moonrocks Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Moon, Mars, and Regulus Dark ice at the Moon’s poles Monday, May 28, 2012
Moon and Mars Crowded skies above the Moon Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Ranger 4 Slamming into the far side of the Moon Thursday, April 26, 2012
Moon and Taurus Snapping the universe -- from the Moon Monday, April 23, 2012
Apollo 16 Fun and science on the lunar surface Saturday, April 21, 2012
Moon and Venus Encapsulating a bit of the Moon Saturday, February 25, 2012
Lunar Arrival An unusual way to greet the new year Friday, December 30, 2011
Moon and Mars Strolling on alien worlds Thursday, October 20, 2011
Hunter’s Moon Giving the Moon a two-faced appearance Tuesday, October 11, 2011
ARTEMIS Teaching old spacecraft new tricks Monday, September 19, 2011
GRAIL Playing follow-the-leader Wednesday, September 7, 2011
Lumpy Moon Measuring the Moon’s “lumpiness” Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Moon and Antares Kicking the Moon in the name of science Saturday, September 3, 2011
Making Moondust II Keeping out the moondust Thursday, June 23, 2011
Making Moondust A bit of the Moon right here on Earth Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Apollo 14 Giving the Moon a big whack Friday, February 4, 2011
Moon and Jupiter A moonwalker goes back to work Monday, November 15, 2010
Moon and the Bull Kicking off a new Moon race Monday, September 27, 2010
Luna 16 Sampling the "dark" side of the Moon Friday, September 24, 2010
Living in Space III Keeping tidy on other worlds Thursday, September 16, 2010
More Moon and Jupiter Checking out a hot set of wheels Friday, August 27, 2010
Moon and Companions Pelting the Moon with big pellets Monday, March 29, 2010
Moon, Regulus, and Saturn Punching into a lunar legend Sunday, February 28, 2010
Space Weathering III Raining on the surface of the Moon Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Apollo 12, Part 2 Hitting a lunar bullseye Friday, November 20, 2009
LCROSS Digging holes on the Moon Thursday, October 8, 2009
Luna 3 Illuminating the dark side of the Moon Wednesday, October 7, 2009
Return to the Moon Splashing into lunar exploration Friday, July 24, 2009
Moonbugs Fears of life on a lifeless world Wednesday, July 22, 2009
A Giant Leap Stepping out on a new world Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Lunar Landing Perseverance on the way to the Moon Monday, July 20, 2009
Lunar Artifacts Visiting the Moon here on Earth Sunday, July 19, 2009
Lunar Dust Sticking around on the Moon Saturday, July 18, 2009
Apollo Moon A journey to an ancient lava plain Monday, July 6, 2009
LCROSS Digging for water on the Moon Thursday, April 23, 2009
Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter A first step on the road to the Moon Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Luna 1 Firing arrows at a moving target Sunday, January 4, 2009

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