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New work on lunar samples reveal a shared source for water in the deep interior of both Earth and Moon.
May 14, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
New data from NASA's GRAIL mission suggest that the crust of the Moon is thinner than we had thought. Is this idea consistent with the geological evidence?
April 24, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
SETI researchers have already listened in for alien transmissions.
April 19, 2013 | By Tony Reichhardt
Instead of astronauts going to the rock, the rock will come to them.
April 12, 2013 | By Guy Gugliotta
A new exhibit at the National Air and Space Museum tells us where we are, and how to get where we're going next.
April 11, 2013 | By Heather Goss
New information about the interior of the crater Shackleton at the south pole of the Moon sheds some light -- and even more heat -- on the vexing questions remaining about water on the Moon.
April 08, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
After logging nearly 1,400 hours in orbit, Jerry Ross reflects on spaceflight past and future.
April 08, 2013 | By Diane Tedeschi
Landsat shows us the home planet, warts and all.
April 2013 | By Linda Shiner
Why Europe wants its own satellite navigation program.
April 2013 | By Craig Mellow
It’s not a place, exactly. But it could be NASA’s next destination.
April 2013 | By Guy Gugliotta
The team that landed Curiosity on Mars takes home a trophy.
March 22, 2013 | By Paul Hoversten
New data from Mars suggest that it may have been hospitable to life in the past. Haven't we heard this before?
March 13, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
Samples from other worlds provide some key information on planetary evolution and history but are they the only way to obtain such knowledge?
February 13, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
An artifact returns to service after being on display for eight years.
February 2013 | By Rebecca Maksel
The Voyagers begin the first real star trek.
February 2013 | By Christopher Riley and Richard Corfield
More than 35 years into their mission, our farthest-flung spacecraft are not finished yet.
February 2013 | By Paul Hoversten
Support for "disaggregation" of military satellites is getting louder.
January 31, 2013 | By Heather Goss
Thanks to geologic mapping, we understood the story of the Moon well before we actually went there.
January 25, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
The images that awed Voyager’s mission designer.
January 24, 2013 | By Paul Hoversten
Congress has proposed that the name of NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center be re-named to honor Neil Armstrong. Should it?
January 06, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis