After Surviving Lunar Eclipse, NASA Spacecraft Crashes Into MoonNASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) crashed into the surface of the moon late Thursday night, but controllers are thrilled about the impact after a successful mission studying what little atmosphere the moon has.
NASA Spacecraft Built In Mountain View Launched To Explore MoonAn innovative, relatively low-cost spacecraft built in the Bay Area was launched from the Virginia coast late Friday on a mission to study the moon's ultra-thin atmosphere and the pervasive dust that blankets its cratered surface.