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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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Thomas Zurbuchen Jan 18
With the required approval from Congress, NASA has been in discussions with China to explore the possibility of observing a signature of the landing plume of their lunar lander, Chang’e 4, using our spacecraft's instrument. More on collaboration:
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NASA Moon Jan 17
By mapping impact craters on our Moon with data, scientists have made a surprising discovery about the history of asteroid impacts on Earth.
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NASA Dec 24
“The vast loneliness up here of the Moon is awe-inspiring, and it makes you realize just what you have back there on Earth. The Earth from here is a grand oasis to the big vastness of space”—Jim Lovell The iconic 'Earthrise' was taken 50 years ago today:
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NASA Moon Dec 24
On Christmas Eve 50 years ago, 3 humans orbited the Moon for the first time and saw this spectacular sight. Apollo 8 pushed the limits of exploration and gave us a greater appreciation of our home planet. Enjoy the full story behind Earthrise:
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NASA Moon Dec 21
The Moon appears full this entire weekend, and will be opposite the Sun at 17:49 UTC on Saturday. For those in the north, the full Moon shines on this first day of winter and is sometimes called the Long Night Moon. Other names: Cold, Ice, Wolf ❄️🐺.
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NASA Moon Dec 21
Thanks for sharing your story!
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NASA Moon Dec 21
In honor of the 50th Anniversary of , we are very excited to present you with the story behind the iconic Earthrise photo - now in ultra high definition.
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NASA Moon Dec 21
Happy 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 8 Launch! 50 years ago, Frank Borman, Jim Lovell, and Bill Anders set off on a daring journey to the Moon and back.
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NASA Goddard Dec 18
In August of 1968, three NASA astronauts received a call telling them to cancel their winter holiday plans — they were going to the Moon. Fifty years later we are celebrating the historic mission of Apollo 8: 🚀
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Olympics Dec 12
When the Olympic spirit reaches the moon. 🚀
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NASA Moon Dec 14
It's now been 46 years since humans were on the Moon. in 1972, Gene Cernan and Jack Schmitt launched from the Moon to return to Earth on the Apollo 17 mission.
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National Air and Space Museum Dec 11
“But seeing the Earth at 240,000 miles, my world suddenly expanded to infinity.” - Jim Lovell, Apollo 8 astronaut
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NASA Dec 11
LIVE NOW: Join us for a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 8 Mission to the Moon, the first to bring humans to another world as they orbited the Moon on Christmas Eve 1968. Watch now from the Washington National Cathedral:
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NASA Moon Dec 7
Did you today? Trick question! Today is a new Moon, which means the far side of the Moon is fully lit and the near side is dark so we can't see it from Earth. ☀️🌗🌎 We can only see a new Moon from Earth during a solar eclipse!
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NASA Dec 5
“This is America ... a brilliant diversity spread like stars, like a thousand points of light in a broad and peaceful sky.” — George H. W. Bush, Aug. 18, 1988 In Memoriam. Here is a look at thousands of colorful galaxies from :
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NASA Moon Dec 3
That's no Moon. It's an asteroid! Congratulations to the entire team on reaching asteroid Bennu. We can't wait to learn what you discover by studying this tiny remnant of our early solar system.
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NASA Moon Dec 3
We're looking forward to seeing another rock in our solar system up close. is about to arrive at asteroid Bennu! Watch live on .
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NASA Moon Dec 1
Replying to @kellybuescher09
love it!
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NASA Moon Nov 29
awwwww 🌕💙🚀
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NASA Moon Nov 29
An extra bonus during our broadcast announcing new partnerships - Astronaut Stan Love demonstrated lunar gravity! The Moon's gravitational pull is 1/6 of the Earth's so jumping on the Moon is extra-bouncy.
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