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Have We Forgotten What Exploration Means?

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Beyond LEO - Flexible Path Revisited

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Robotic Sample Return and Interpreting Lunar History: The Importance of Getting it Right

Deciphering the cratering history of the Moon is an important scientific problem.

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Cataclysmic Events on the Moon

NASA recently announced that it has down-selected three New Frontiers mission concepts for additional study.

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Arguing about Human Space Exploration

Hot rumor has it that, like Christmas, the Obama Administration’s response to the Augustine Committee Report is imminent. 

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Another Moon-forming collision?

A recent discovery from the Spitzer Space Telescope may yield new insight into the origin of our own Moon.

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Thanksgiving on the Moon: A Lunar Feast

Although the Moon is certainly different from the Earth, it is hardly barren.

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A Rainbow on the Moon

Five weeks ago a crater from the LCROSS impact formed on the Moon.

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Caves on the Moon?

The science team of the Japanese Kaguya mission have just published a paper claiming to have found an opening to a cave on the Moon.

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Paradigms Lost

There is nothing more difficult to take in hand or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.

The LCROSS impact site seen from LRO.

LCROSS: Mission to HYPErspace

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Space Exploration Sets Sail on Lunar Water

The recent finding of water on the Moon has generated considerable comment in the space community.

NASA's Moon Mineralogy Mapper, an instrument on the Indian Space Research Organization's Chandrayaan-1 mission, took this composite false-color image. Water-bearing minerals appear blue.

Water, Water Everywhere…

Even on the Moon?

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I Aim at the Stars…But Sometimes I Only Make Viewgraphs

I Aim at the Stars, starring Curd Jürgens.

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Scientists vs. The Icy Commander

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Two Views of The Vision

Last week, the Augustine Commission held another public meeting in Washington DC and Dr. John Marburger testified.

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Next Step or No Step

The Moon versus Mars controversy has reared its ugly head yet again.

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Can You Legally Own a Piece of the Moon?

Mr. Ian Sheffield claims to have not one, but two dust samples of the Moon.

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Space Program vs. Space Commerce

“Your job is not to envision the future, but to enable it.” – Antoine de St. Exupery

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Would More Money Improve NASA?

Is money the key to unlocking the barriers that hinder our access to space?

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