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LADEE seeks the secrets of lunar dust (pictures)

The robotic mission will orbit the moon to analyze its atmosphere and conditions near the surface -- and perhaps solve a mystery that's baffled astronauts since the Apollo 17 mission.

12 Images By September 5, 2013

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Lunar explorer sets upload record, may pave way for 3D video from space

An experiment aboard the LADEE lunar probe also clocked a download rate of 622Mbps as NASA pursues next-generation space communications.

By October 23, 2013

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NASA probe takes off to solve moon dust mystery

What was responsible for the eerie lunar glow reported by the crew of Apollo 17? The LADEE probe is on its way to the moon to find out.

By September 6, 2013

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NASA rocket launch to the moon visible to East Coast tonight

The launch of LADEE, NASA's new lunar exploration mission, will take place at 11:27 p.m. ET from the agency's new Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

By September 6, 2013