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  • Moon Water

    2005April 6, 2011

    Come and get it? Some researchers believe there's water on The Moonin reach of human explorers.

  • Lunar Lawn Mower

    2005Sept. 20, 2011

    How do you put troublesome moondust to good use? Simple. All it takes is a lunar lawn mower.

  • A Solar Eclipse on The Moon

    2005April 6, 2011

    There's going to be a marvelous solar eclipse on April 24th. One small problem: you have to fly to The Moonto see it.

  • Serving Earth

    2005Sept. 20, 2011

    A thousand years ago, Mayan civilization collapsed. Today, a Space Age "situation room" in Panama is helping modern Central Americans avoid the same mistakes.

  • En Route to Mars, The Moon

    2005April 6, 2011

    Why colonize The Moonbefore going to Mars? NASA scientists give their reasons.

  • Moon Tennis

    2005April 6, 2011

    Humans are heading back to the Moon. Tennis, anyone? Tennis pro Andy Roddick ponders the Physicsof his game on other worlds.

  • How the Earthquake affected Earth

    2005April 6, 2011

    The Dec. 26th Indonesian megathrust earthquake quickened Earth's rotation and changed our planet's shape.

  • Don't Breathe the Moondust

    2005April 6, 2011

    When Humans return to The Moonand travel to Mars, they'll have to be careful of what they inhale.

  • The Da Vinci Glow

    2005April 6, 2011

    Five hundred years ago, Leonardo Da Vinci solved an ancient astronomical riddle: the mystery of Earthshine.

  • Mesmerized by Moondust

    2005April 6, 2011

    Using laser beams and electric fields, NASA researchers are catching individual grains of moondust and studying the curious way they behave.