NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO, has successfully completed thermal vacuum testing, which simulates the extreme hot, cold and airless conditions of space LRO will experience after launch.
Their names are now part of exploration history -- Sea of Tranquility, Ocean of Storms, Frau Mauro, Hadley Rille, Descartes and Taurus-Littrow.
Scattered loosely around the beltline of Earth's nearest neighbor are six silent sentinels, testaments to America's first moon program.
Different wavelengths of light provide new information about a region of the moon in an image taken by NASA's instrument aboard India's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft.
I integrate Mini-SAR data with existing datasets and image data to be collected by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.
Humberto Sanchez is planning the next mission to the moon: From ground operation to launch and landing.› Read profile and view multimedia
Engineers are using wind tunnel simulations to test the stability of the Ares I-X vehicle will have on the launch pad.
The Final Environmental Assessment for Building 103 at the Michoud Assembly Facility has been prepared.
NASA released a newly restored 42-year-old image of Earth on Thursday. The Lunar Orbiter 1 spacecraft took the iconic photograph of Earth rising above the lunar surface in 1966.
When Ares I-X blasts off, the smoke and fire will trigger a data-gathering frenzy that's key to man's return to the moon and travel beyond.