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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

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NASA crashes spacecraft into moon at 3,600 mph

NASA leaves some more debris on the lunar surface by intentionally crashing a spacecraft...for science.

By April 18, 2014

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NASA joins Instagram

By September 8, 2013

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NASA's Instagram account is out of this world

Talk about some stunning selfies. NASA has created an official Instagram profile for sharing its images.

By September 9, 2013

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Startled frog photobombs Minotaur 5 rocket

In a viral photograph, a Virginia frog has been caught taking one giant leap for amphibian kind.

By September 12, 2013

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NASA sends Mona Lisa to the moon with lasers

In a show of planetary-scale laser communication, Leonardo's digitized lady gets beamed nearly 240,000 miles to a lunar satellite.

By January 18, 2013

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This is what the moon looks like as it rotates

This fascinating time-lapse video from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter puts a real spin on the moon.

By September 16, 2013