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NASA's official account about Earth's Moon. Our Moon is the entryway to our solar system and our universe. Come here for updates on the Moon and beyond.
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NASA Moon Nov 16
At the dawn of the space age, before GPS, a network of citizen scientists provided crucial tracking data of the first artificial satellites. Listen to the story of the Operation Moonwatch who used homemade telescopes to spot Sputnik.
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NASA Moon Nov 14
From science fiction to reality, is building a spaceship that will orbit the Moon and host human explorers to prepare them for deep space travel. The Gateway will be the key to a new era of lunar exploration.
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NASA Moon Nov 13
Replying to @k_grons @NASAGoddard
Whoops. . Reposted with working link.
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NASA Moon Nov 13
In order to better understand volcanic features on our Moon, planetary scientists venture to places on Earth that most people would avoid - active volcanic regions.
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NASA Moon Nov 12
Our is on lobate scarps - long lines of cliffs that indicate our Moon is shrinking. What!?! I know, right?! The Moon was once very warm and over time, has been cooling and shrinking as it becomes more dense.
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NASA Moon Nov 5
Donuts and donut holes on the Moon, complete with powdered sugar (lunar soil). We only see these concentric crater formations in the youngest craters, indicating that they may erode rapidly. 🍩
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NASA Moon Nov 1
Since the Apollo missions, our technology has advanced in leaps and bounds. "Houston we've had a problem," came to Earth through radio waves. Now we can transmit information through lasers. Learn more from our new podcast, The Invisible Network:
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NASA Solar System Oct 31
! Here are some spooky things about our solar system.
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NASA Moon Oct 30
Replying to @Jodie_Griffin
stunning photo! And a great example of the Moon up in the daytime.
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NASA Moon Oct 29
Sometimes we all just really need to look at a beautiful image of our Moon.
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NASA Moon Oct 25
Replying to @thecrazybeingoo
Thank you for your feedback!
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NASA Moon Oct 25
Did you host an event for International Observe the Moon Night? We want to hear from you on how we can improve our website and resources to better support you and your events! Filling out this survey is the best way to provide direct feedback.
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NASA Moon Oct 25
At NASA, we are committed to an inclusive and equitable workplace because we understand that diversity drives innovation and mission success. Read our policies here:
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NASA Sun & Space Oct 24
Hello, ! πŸ‘‹πŸŒŽ The spacecraft took a look back at Earth on Sept. 25. Earth is the large bright object in the right side of the full image β€” and if you zoom in, you can even see the Moon peeking out from behind Earth on the right!
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NASA Moon Oct 24
Replying to @megan1996
Nope. The Harvest Moon is the full Moon closest to the autumnal equinox. The autumnal equinox was Sept. 22 so the Sept. 24 full Moon was the Harvest Moon.
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NASA Moon Oct 24
This full Moon is the Hunter's Moon, Falling Leaves Moon, or Changing Season Moon. In the southern hemisphere, it's getting warmer so enjoy a springtime Egg Moon. This full Moon marks the end of the Buddhist Vassa, a 3 month retreat during monsoon season. πŸΉπŸ‚πŸ₯šπŸŒ§οΈ
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NASA Moon Oct 22
Today for , we want to see your photos from International Observe the Moon Night. How did you ? Here's an observer from 's event. Upload your photos and see others at
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NASA Moon Oct 20
It's International Observe the Moon Night! Join in the worldwide celebration of our Moon and share how you're celebrating with !
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NASA Astromaterials Oct 19
In preparation for International night () on 10/20, take a look at our beautiful Moon as observed by astronauts aboard the . This time-lapse compilation includes views of the Moon taken by astronauts over a number of years.
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NASA STEM Engagement Oct 18
Saturday, Oct. 20 is International Night! Are you ready to learn about & take a peek at our nearest celestial neighbor? Kick off your celebration with this crossword puzzle filled with Moon facts.
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