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This image from video aired by India's Doordarshan TV shows Indian Space Research Organization's Geosynchronous Satellite launch Vehicle MkIII carrying Chandrayaan-2 lift off from Satish Dhawan Space center in Sriharikota, India, Monday, July 22, 2019.
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July 22, 2019 - 8:43 am
By Ashok Sharma, Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — India successfully launched an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon on Monday, a week after aborting the mission due to a technical problem. Scientists at the mission control center burst into applause as the rocket lifted off in clear...
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President Trump, accompanied by Apollo 11 astronauts Michael Collins, second from left, and Buzz Aldrin, second from right, with Vice President Pence and first lady Melania Trump, speaks during a photo opportunity commemorating the 50th anniversary of the
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July 19, 2019 - 2:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump marked the 50th anniversary of the first human steps on the moon at an Oval Office meeting Friday with former Apollo 11 astronauts . Flanked by Buzz Aldrin, Mike Collins and the family of mission commander Neil Armstrong in the Oval Office, Trump was briefed...
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In this Tuesday, July 16, 2019 photo made available by NASA, astronaut Michael Collins, right, speaks to Kennedy Space Center Director Bob Cabana at Launch Complex 39A, about the moments leading up to launch at 9:32 a.m. on July 16, 1969, and what it was
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July 16, 2019 - 9:33 am
By Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned Tuesday to the exact spot where he flew to the moon 50 years ago with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Collins had the spotlight to himself this time — Armstrong has been gone for seven years...
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This undated photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey Astrogeology Science Center shows Apollo 15 astronauts Jim Irwin, left, and Dave Scott driving a prototype of a lunar rover in a volcanic cinder field east of Flagstaff, Ariz.
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July 08, 2019 - 12:18 pm
By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Before Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin knew they would be the first to walk on the moon, they took crash courses in geology at the Grand Canyon and a nearby impact crater that is the most well-preserved on Earth. Northern Arizona has had...
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In this Nov. 1969 photo made available by NASA, Apollo 12 mission Commander Charles P. "Pete" Conrad stands on the moon's surface.
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June 20, 2019 - 10:43 am
By Marcia Dunn and Emily Swanson, Associated Press CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos over sending humans back to the moon or on to Mars, a poll shows. The poll by The...
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The moon is slowly shrinking over time, which is causing wrinkles in its crust and moonquakes, according to photos captured by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.
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May 13, 2019 - 5:13 pm
By Ashley Strickland, CNN (CNN) - - The moon is slowly shrinking over time, which is causing wrinkles in its crust and moonquakes, according to photos captured by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. Unlike Earth, the moon doesn't have tectonic plates. Instead, as the moon's interior has cooled...
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Lauren Lipton
April 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- We celebrate two holidays this upcoming week, Monday is Earth Day and Friday Arbor is Day, where we celebrate the importance of trees. Right here in Philadelphia we have a very important tree growing with quite a history behind it. "The ‘Moon Tree’ is in Washington...
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On Tuesday, March 26, 2019, Vice President Mike Pence called for landing astronauts on the moon within five years.
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March 26, 2019 - 10:18 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday called for landing astronauts on the moon within five years, an accelerated pace that would aim to put Americans on the lunar south pole. Pence said NASA needs to achieve that goal "by any means necessary." Speaking at a meeting of...
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This is the earliest image of Hippocamp, obtained by Hubble. Hippocamp is shown inside the red box, and an enlarged version is inset at upper right.
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February 20, 2019 - 1:57 pm
By Ashley Strickland, CNN (CNN) -- For the first time in decades, a new tiny moon has been found in orbit around the gas giant Neptune, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature. Hippocamp, now known as Neptune's smallest moon, is named for the sea monster from Greek mythology...
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