Help Shape the Future of Space Exploration

Join The Planetary Society Now  arrow.png

Join our eNewsletter for updates & action alerts

    Please leave this field empty
Blogs

Headshot of Emily Lakdawalla

Congratulations to LADEE on arrival at the Moon!

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla

06-10-2013 8:33 CDT

Topics: mission status, LADEE

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 on the way to the Moon

NASA Ames / Dana Berry

LADEE on the way to the Moon
 
See other posts from October 2013

 

Or read more blog entries about: mission status, LADEE

Comments:

Bob Ware: 10/06/2013 05:24 CDT

Congratulations and thank you for the updates!

Stephen Uitti: 10/07/2013 01:47 CDT

Way cool. LOI (Lunar Orbit Insertion) is not to be thought of as 3 short of LOL.

Leave a Comment:

You must be logged in to submit a comment. Log in now.
Facebook Twitter Email RSS AddThis

Blog Search

Help Us Go Farther

The Planetary Fund

Help us accelerate progress in our four core enterprises: Robotic Space Exploration, Human Space Exploration, Planetary Defense, and The Search for Life.

Donate

Featured Images

Structures in the Keeler gap
Daphnis in the Keeler Gap
Mars 2020 rover artist's concept
Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS)
More Images

Featured Video

The Planetary Post - 2016: A Magnificent Year for Space Exploration

Watch Now

Space in Images

Pretty pictures and
awe-inspiring science.

See More

Join The Planetary Society

Let’s explore the cosmos together!

Become a Member

Connect With Us

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and more…
Continue the conversation with our online community!