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NASA scientists decode the reason for lunar orbiter's 'wild and jittery' 2014 images!

NASA scientists decode the reason for lunar orbiter's 'wild and jittery' 2014 images!

From the sudden and jagged pattern apparent in the image, the LROC team determined that the camera must have been hit by a tiny meteoroid, NASA said in a statement on Friday.

'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.