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Australian scientists identify 280 new moon craters

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 15:39

Australian scientists have identified 280 craters on the moon that have never been mapped before, utilizing ultra-high resolution mapping techniques.

Moon`s largest crater may be rich in ice: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, June 21, 2012, 12:25

Data from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft has indicated that ice may make up as much as 22 percent of the surface material in a crater located on the Moon’s south pole.

Lunar orbiter captures huge crater on moon

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 03, 2012, 14:47

NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has captured shots of a massive Aristarchus crater on moon, which is even visible to the naked eye.

Moon’s rough ‘wrinkles’ can reveal its age

Last Updated: Saturday, May 14, 2011, 13:10

The roughness of craters and other features on the Moon’s surface can reveal its age.