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A celebration of the Moon’s influence on art, culture and science.

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Listen to Star Date podcast on Apollo 17.

Moon in the news

Moon rocks found on the dark side of a storage room in St. Paul

A Study of Lunar Research Flights Vol. 1 by  L. Reiffel- A declassified report from 1959 regarding setting off nuclear explosions on the moon.

Moon Atlas

Interview with Apollo 17 Astronaut Harrison Schmitt

New Moon Map

 

NASA's GRAIL Creates Most Accurate Moon Gravity Map

"What this map tells us is that more than any other celestial body we know of, the moon wears its gravity field on its sleeve," said GRAIL Principal Investigator Maria Zuber of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. "When we see a notable change in the gravity field, we can sync up this change with surface topography features such as craters, rilles or mountains."