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'Moon gets complete facelift every 81,000 years'

'Moon gets complete facelift every 81,000 years'

The findings, published in Nature, come from "before and after" pictures taken by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter spacecraft, which has been mapping the Moon since 2009.

Breathtaking image of Earthrise from the moon – See pic!

Breathtaking image of Earthrise from the moon – See pic!

The high resolution Earthrise image was captured from the spacecraft's vantage point in orbit around the moon.

Christmas gift: Watch rare full moon lighting up night sky

Christmas gift: Watch rare full moon lighting up night sky

This rare event won't happen again until 2034.

Earth's gravitational pull 'massaging' our moon

Earth's gravitational pull 'massaging' our moon

New images from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft revealed earth's gravity has influenced the orientation of thousands of faults that form in the lunar surface as the moon shrinks.

Earth's gravitational pull shrinking the Moon: NASA

Earth's gravitational pull shrinking the Moon: NASA

Earth's gravity has influenced the orientation of thousands of faults that form in the lunar surface as the Moon shrinks, NASA has revealed.

Fresh evidence of 'late-stage' volcanic activities may rewrite history of moon

Fresh evidence of 'late-stage' volcanic activities may rewrite history of moon

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has provided researchers evidence of late-stage volcanic activities in Moon's geologic history.

NASA`s Mars Opportunity breaks `out of this world` distance record

NASA`s Opportunity Mars rover has now become the first vehicle to travel farther than any other man made vehicle on the surface of another world.

NASA asks public to select best moon image for Lunar Orbiter Anniversary Collection

As NASA`s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) celebrates its fifth birthday in orbit on June 18, the space agency has asked the public to help in choosing the best orbiter image of the moon, which will be the cover of the special image collection.

Use mouse to explore this gigantic moon image

Are you a moon lover? You can now explore the lunar surface with your mouse in the comfort of your home!

NASA releases rare photos of Apollo landing sites

NASA`s LRO has snapped the sharpest photos ever of tracks & trash left behind by Apollo astronauts.

NASA`s LRO creates comprehensive moon map

Researchers have created the most detailed and comprehensive map of the moon`s complex landscape.