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More than seven years after the end of its mission, JAXA has released the entire data set from Kaguya's HDTV cameras.
Serbian artist Ivica Stošić used Clementine and Kaguya data to give a glimpse of the phases of the lunar farside.
Deepak Dhingra reports on a planetary analog field trip exploring a very young volcanic terrain in Idaho at Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve.
When sent from deep space, even imperfect images can inform and amaze.
The final moments of a lunar orbiter, as told in a song composed by the moon itself.
A week later and I am finally getting to the mountains of notes I took on Moon-related talks I saw at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC) held in Houston last week.
The Moon is the most familiar of the objects in the heavens.
Yesterday, the Japanese space agency announced the public release of the data from the primary mission of the Kaguya (a.k.a. SELENE) lunar orbiter.
This just in: researchers on JAXA's Kaguya lunar orbiter have discovered an open pit on the Moon that is likely a window onto a sublunar world -- a skylight into a subsurface cavern.
I'm back online and ready to watch LCROSS smash into the Moon this morning!
It's time to check in on what's going on with our trusty robots around the solar system.
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