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The Space Review
Back to back to the Moona national commitment has been made to return to the Moon, how do we get NASA b
The Space Review / Posted 2 days ago
a national commitment has been made to return to the Moon, how do we get NASA behind it?” asked Paul Spudis of the Lunar and Planetary Institute during a panel discussion that started the Back to the Moon workshop. He looked back to both... Read more
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EarthSky
Did the moon once have air?lunar volcanos erupting and venting the gases that created the moon’s atmospher
EarthSky / Posted 11 days ago
lunar volcanos erupting and venting the gases that created the moon’s atmosphere, however temporarily. Image via NASA MSFC/ Lunar and Planetary Institute. Earth has likely had its atmosphere for billions of years, while our companion moon is... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Turns out the moon once had a proper atmosphereplace and what sort of gases the mountains spewed. And now, scientists from th
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
place and what sort of gases the mountains spewed. And now, scientists from the Nasa Marshall Space Flight Centre and the Lunar and Planetary Institute have used that information to calculate where those gases ended up. Between three and four... Read more
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International Business Times
Volcanic activity gave Moon an atmosphere 3.5 billion years ago monoxide and other gases, sulphur, as well as elements that form water. Howeve
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
monoxide and other gases, sulphur, as well as elements that form water. However, now, Debra Needham and David Kring at the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston, Texas, have found how much of these gases were expelled from the... Read more
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The Register
What does the Moon 4bn years ago and Yahoo! towers this week have in common? Both had an awful atmospherehave originated inside the Moon,” she said on Thursday. David Kring, coauthor
The Register / Posted 12 days ago
have originated inside the Moon,” she said on Thursday. David Kring, coauthor of the paper and senior scientist at NASA’s Lunar and Planetary Institute, added: "This work dramatically changes our view of the Moon from an airless rocky body to one... Read more
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asianage
Moon once had an atmosphere: NASA studysuch as carbon monoxide, the ingredients for water, sulfur, and other volatile
asianage / Posted 13 days ago
such as carbon monoxide, the ingredients for water, sulfur, and other volatile species. Researchers, from NASA and Lunar and Planetary Institute in the US, calculated the amounts of gases that rose from the erupting lavas as they flowed... Read more
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CNET
Volcanic eruptions powered the moon's ancient atmospherehad an atmosphere fed by lava eruptions and venting gases. Scientists with NAS
CNET / Posted 14 days ago
had an atmosphere fed by lava eruptions and venting gases. Scientists with NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center and the Lunar and Planetary Institute took a new look at the moon's basalt seas, called maria. Those date to a busy era of volcanic... Read more
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The Register
Li-quid hot mag-ma: There's a Martian meteorite in your backyard. How'd it get there?the dating process two to five times for each and got the same result, Cohen sa
The Register / Posted 15 days ago
the dating process two to five times for each and got the same result, Cohen said. Allan Treiman, a geochemist at the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston, Texas, told The Register: "Taking the crystallization ages at face value, they... Read more
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EarthSky
International Observe the Moon NightReconnaissance Orbiter – with support from NASA’s Solar System Exploration Rese
EarthSky / Posted 15 days ago
Reconnaissance Orbiter – with support from NASA’s Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI) and the Lunar and Planetary Institute – are sponsoring an (InOMN) on October 28, 2017. Go to the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Strap yourself in. We’re off to Marsof fine red dust. In that dust is perchlorate, a toxin that can upset the huma
Adelaide Now / Posted 24 days ago
of fine red dust. In that dust is perchlorate, a toxin that can upset the human thyroid gland. In October last year, the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston, Texas, looked at potential landing sites. It identified about 50. Criteria... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'OK. Let’s do it!' An oral history of how NASA's Cassini mission to Saturn came to bewas because of what Voyager was not able to do there.Linda Spilker with members
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
was because of what Voyager was not able to do there.Linda Spilker with members of the Voyager team in 1989. (Paul Schenk, Lunar and Planetary Institute, via NASA) Bonnie Buratti, principal scientist and supervisor of the Comets, Asteroids, and... Read more
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