Tag Archives: Exploration of the Moon

09Oct/15

NASA releases photos from Apollo missions

IN SPACE (NASA) – Space enthusiasts got a special treat this week as NASA released more than 11,000 photos from its Project Apollo Archive, the vast majority of which feature pictures taken during the lunar missions. NASA posted the photos on the Project Apollo Archive Flickr account, and they span from the first manned test flight in 1968, Apollo 7, to NASA’s last lunar mission, Apollo 17, in 1972.
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07Oct/15

Israeli team signs first launch deal in Google moon race

With the deadline to win a $20 million first-place prize just two years off, pressure is mounting on the 16 rivals from around the world hoping to complete a privately-funded moon landing.

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07Aug/15

Deep space satellite captures dark side of moon

A NASA camera onboard its Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite captures the rarely seen dark side of the moon.
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11Feb/15

SpaceX Dragon cargo ship leaves space station

An unmanned SpaceX Dragon cargo ship departs the International Space Station, loaded with science experiments and equipment for analysis on Earth.

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