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Japan Launches Rocket Carrying Moon Sniper
Japan has successfully launched a rocket carrying SLIM (Smart Lander for Investigating Moon). The precision mission has been nicknamed Moon Sniper. (September 7, 2023)

Lunar Lava Tube Cave Could House Moon Base
A huge lunar lava tube has been discovered on the moon that could be used as a moon base for astronauts and moon colonists. (October 21, 2017)

SpaceX to Send Private Citizens on a Trip Around the Moon in 2018
SpaceX plans to send private citizens on a trip around the Moon in 2018. SpaceX will use its upcoming Crew Dragon spacecraft. (February 27, 2017)

Moon's Mafic Mound Created by Volcanic Process Triggered by Massive Impact
The Moon's south pole contains a large mound that was created by a unique volcanic process set off by a massive impact. (October 18, 2015)

New Species of Moonseed Plant Discovered in Bolivia and Paraguay
A new species of moonseed plant has been discovered in the dry forests and sand dunes in Bolivia and Paraguay. (June 5, 2014)

Possible Moon Named Peggy Forming in One of Saturn's Rings
A possible moon, named Peggy, appears to be forming in one of Saturn's rings. (April 15, 2014)

NASA Researchers May Have Found Possible Exomoon
NASA researchers may have found a possible exomoon. NASA says it could also be a small, faint star. (April 11, 2014)

China's Jade Rabbit Moon Rover Encounters Technical Difficulties
China's Jade Rabbit lunar rover has run into technical difficulties. It has been on the moon for over a month. (January 27, 2014)

China Releases Footage of Jade Rabbit Moon Landing
China has successfully landed its Jade Rabbit rover on the Moon. The six-wheeled rover will study soil and rocks on the moon over the next 3 months. (December 16, 2013)

NASA's LADEE Probe Will Study Moon Dust
NASA's LADEE probe is ready for launch tonight. It will study moon dust. (September 6, 2013)

Full Moon Can Disturb Human Sleep Say Scientists
A sleep study conducted by researchers from the University of Basel indicates that a full moon can disturb a person's sleep. (July 25, 2013)

Pluto's Fourth and Fifth Moons Named Kerberos and Styx
Pluto's fourth and fifth moons have officially been named Kerberos and Styx. (July 4, 2013)

German Researchers Build Robotic Apes to Explore the Moon
German researchers have built robotic apes to explore the moon. (June 26, 2013)

NASA: 40 Kilogram Meteoroid Hit Moon in March Creating Very Bright Explosion
NASA researchers detected a bright explosion on the moon on March 17. It was ten times brighter than any previous explosion observed on the moon in the history of NASA. (May 17, 2013)

Cassini Returns Images of Saturn's Moon Rhea
NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured new images of Saturn's moon Rhea during its close flyby of Rhea on March 9, 2013. (March 12, 2013)

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter is Acquiring 3-D Images of the Moon
NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter is acquiring 3-D images of the moon. (September 25, 2012)

Astronaut Neil Armstrong, First Man on the Moon, Dies at 82
NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong has died at age 82. (August 25, 2012)

Hubble Discovers Fifth Moon Orbiting Pluto
Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have discovered another moon orbiting Pluto. (July 11, 2012)

JUICE to Explore Jupiter's Icy Moons in 2030
The European Space Agency's (ESA) Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (JUICE) was selected to explore Jupiter's Galilean moons- volcanic Io, icy Europa and rock-ice Ganymede and Callisto. (May 20, 2012)

NASA's Grail MoonKam Returns First Student-Selected Moon Images
NASA's Ebb spacecraft has returned the first images selected by students. (March 24, 2012)

NASA Releases Moon Video Showing Evolution of the Moon
In honor of 1,000 days in orbit, the NASA Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) team at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt Md. (March 14, 2012)

Newt Gingrich Promises to Build a Permanent Moonbase if Elected President
Someday there will be humans living permanently on the moon. (January 26, 2012)

NASA Launches Twin Spacecraft to Moon for GRAIL Mission
NASA launched a pair of spacecraft to the moon today on a mission to study lunar gravity. (September 10, 2011)

NASA Releases Image of the Moon's North Pole
This image of the moon's north polar region was taken by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC). (September 7, 2011)