Congratulations to LADEE on arrival at the Moon!
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla
06-10-2013 8:33 CDT
After a one-month journey from Earth to the Moon, NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) safely entered orbit at 10:57 UTC today, October 6. More details are available in a story from Spaceflight Now, but not from NASA, because NASA's public affairs offices are closed due to the government shutdown.
Or you can just enjoy the happiness of LADEE's navigators:
# LADEE Update: 30 min to LOI http://t.co/TfejE3zAmt— Mike Loucks (@Astrogator_Mike) October 6, 2013
#LADEE we have AOS, all go for LOI-1.— Mike Loucks (@Astrogator_Mike) October 6, 2013
#LADEE we are in orbit!— Mike Loucks (@Astrogator_Mike) October 6, 2013
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