NASA has selected a final destination for its Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, or LCROSS, after a journey of nearly 5.6 million miles that included several orbits around Earth and the moon.
NASA’s search for lunar water now has an address. Learn about the target crater for the LCROSS mission.
On Saturday, Aug. 1, 2009, the LCROSS spacecraft successfully completed its first Earth-look calibration of its science payload.
These candidate craters shown are based on current information about the age, depth and structure of the selected craters.
MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. -- Forty years ago, humans took their first steps on the moon. NASA has just taken the first steps to return humans to the moon and everyone is welcome to join in the celebration.
Preliminary processed images from LCROSS Swingby on June 23, 2009.
The Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, or LCROSS, successfully completed its most significant early mission milestone Tuesday with a lunar swingby and calibration of its science instruments.
NASA successfully launched the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, or LCROSS, Thursday on a mission to search for water ice in a permanently shadowed crater at the moon's south pole.
NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO, and the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, or LCROSS, rolled aboard their Atlas V rocket to the launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida Wednesday morning in preparation for launch on Thursday.
NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO, and Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, or LCROSS, spacecraft are set to launch together to the moon aboard an Atlas V rocket on June 17.
Come see a live broadcast of the launch of NASA's Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) and hear presentations from NASA experts on Wednesday, June 17, 2009.
NASA's return to the moon will get a boost in June with the launch of two satellites that will return a wealth of data about Earth's nearest neighbor.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO, and Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, or LCROSS, missions to the moon arepreparing for launch. The missions are targeted to launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard an Atlas V rocket no earlier than June 17, 2009, at 6:51 p.m. PDT.
News media are invited to participate in a televised news briefing with panelists in Washington D.C. at 1 p.m. PDT on Thursday, May 21, about two upcoming lunar missions scheduled to launch in June that mark the beginning of a journey to better understand the moon.
Growing up in the rural Appalachian foothills of the Ohio Valley, John Marmie developed a passion for music. When he combined that passion with his enthusiasm for space exploration, he was inspired to write an original song, 'Water on the Moon.'
MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. -- NASA's Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, known as LCROSS, is enroute from Northrop Grumman's facility in Redondo Beach, Calif., to NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida in preparation for a spring launch.
MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. -- NASA has selected four teams to observe the impact of the Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, known as LCROSS, with the lunar surface during the mission's search for water ice on the moon.
A team of scientists, led by Diane Wooden of NASA’s Ames Research Center has created a detailed mosaic image of the moon’s south pole to help observe the dual impacts of the Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) mission.
The Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) Observation Campaign is seeking assistance from amateurs to develop a library of digital images of the lunar poles under varying phase and librations.
The NASA LCROSS mission and NASA Quest are inviting students in grades 5-8 to participate in part one of the NASA Quest Challenge: "Exploration Through Navigation." The challenge, "How will you stay on course?"