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2018

For Unopened Apollo Lunar Samples, The Future is Here
By Iren Klotz, Aviation Week & Space Technology, 28 March 2018.

US Scientists Plot Return to the Moon's Surface
By Alexandra Witze, Nature, 6 March 2018.

Shooting for the Moon – This Time to Stay
By Leonard David, Scientific American, 31 January 2018

Proposed Space Station Aims for the Moon and Beyond
By Katie Peek, Scientific American, February 2018 issue.

Cataclysm’s End
By Adam Mann, Nature, 25 January 2018.

Astronauts:  Trump’s Proposed Moon Mission Will Take Time
By Alexander Kruglyakov, Voice of America, 3 January 2018.

2017

Year in Review, 2017 (Part 1):  Sun and Moon Illuminate Science Returns
By Chris Gebhardt, NASAspaceflight.com, 26 December 2017.

Scientists Cautiously Back Trump’s Moon Plan
By Richard A. Lovett, Cosmos Magazine, 19 December 2017.

Trump Orders Revival of US Manned Space Exploration Program
By Peter Heinlein, Voice of America, 11 December 2017.

Trump Tells NASA to Return to the Moon
By Alexandra Witze, Nature, 11 December 2017.

Did the Moon Once Have a Substantial Atmosphere?
By Dirk Schulze-Makuch, Smithsonian Air and Space Magazine, 12 October 2017.

Ancient Moon Had Atmosphere Made of Volcano Smoke
By Javier Barbuzano, Sky and Telescope, 10 October 2017.

“Astounding”:  The Moon Once Had an Atmosphere
By Richard A. Lovett, Cosmos Magazine, 9 October 2017.

NASA:  The Moon Once Had an Atmosphere That Faded Away
By Tara John, Time Magazine, 9 October 2017.

The Moon May Have Had an Atmosphere for 70 Million Years
By Janissa Delzo, Newsweek, 8 October 2017.

Volcanic Activity Gave Moon an Atmosphere 3.5 Billion Years Ago
By Shubham Sharma, International Business Times, 8 October 2017.

The Moon Had a Thick Atmosphere Billions of Years Ago, NASA Study Finds
By Jay Bennett, Popular Mechanics, 5 October 2017.

The Moon Once Had an Atmosphere: Study Reveals Ancient Volcanic Activity Spewed Gas Above Surface Where it Lingered for 70 Million Years
By Cheyenne Macdonald, Daily Mail.com (UK), 5 October 2017.

Meteor Crater:  Expanded Guidebook Hits the Spot
By Leonard David, Inside Outer Space, 15 August 2017

Asteroids are one way to mess with Texas
By Steve Jansen,  HoustonPress.com, 21 June 2017

The fireball that killed the dinosaurs could help us find life on other planets
By David W. Brown, mentalfloss.com, 20 April 2017.

Red planet versus dead planet:  Scientists debate next destination for astronauts in space
By Leonard David, ScientificAmerican.com, 30 March 2017.

After dino-killing asteroid impact, life reemerged quickly
By Nola Taylor Redd, Space.com, 28 March 2017.

Solving the mysteries of the dino-killing crater
By Richard A. Lovett, cosmosmagazine.com, 24 March 2017.

Dinosaur crater’s clue to origin of life
By Paul Rincon, BBC.com, 23 March 2017

Did smaller ‘moonlets’ create our moon, and why do we care?
By Lee Roop, Al.com, 15 January 2017

2016

What killed the dinosaurs?: Scientists studying the Moon to understand extinction event.
By Jason Le Miere,  International Business Times, 25 October 2016.

Scientists use Moon to study dinosaur killer
By staff writers, SpaceDaily.com, 24 October 2016.

Scientists study the Moon to learn about dinosaur killing asteroid impact
By Jay Bennett, Popular Mechanics, 20 October 2016.

Drilling to Doomsday
By Eric Betz, Discover magazine, pp. 42-49, October 2016.

Kickapoo High School’s Lunar Research Group Reaches Final Four in National Competition
By News-Leader staff, 6 September 2016.

Red Star Rising:  A Fusillade of Missions has Thrust China into the Upper Echelon of Space Science
By Dennis Normile,  Science, 22 July 2016.

Asteroid Day 2016:  Be Prepared, Houston on June 30
By Steve Jansen, Houston Press, June 20, 2016.

Asteroids splashed into the young moon – and they may be the source of its water
By Rachel Feltman, The Washington Post, 1 June 2016.

Asteroids, not comets, delivered most water to the Moon
By Belinda Smith, Cosmos magazine, 1 June 2016

Asteroids ‘dumped water into molten Moon’
By Jonathan Webb, BBC News, 31 May 2016

Forget comets.  Asteroids deposited water in the Moon’s interior, say scientists
By Eva Botkin-Kowacki, The Christian Science Monitor, 31 May 2016

Not so dry after all:  Moon’s water came mostly from asteroids, not comets, study says
By Amina Khan, The Los Angeles Times, 31 May 2016

Study:  Asteroids brought water to the Moon
By Tom Risen, U.S. News & World Report, 31 May 2016

Water inside moon mostly from asteroids, study says
By Nicola Davis, The Guardian (UK), 31 May 2016

Moon water mystery solved:  H2O trapped in interior was delivered to our satellite by asteroids 4 billion years ago
By Abigail Beall, Daily Mail (UK), 31 May 2016

Our arid moon devoid of water? Liquid gold lies beneath surface
By Dick Ahlstrom, The Irish Times, 31 May 2016

Area school to take part in NASA competition
By Garrett Bergquist, KRCG Channel 13 news, 18 May 2016

What Really Happened when the ‘Dino-killer’ Asteroid Struck
By Jane Palmer, BBC Earth, 18 April 2016

Geologists to Drill into the Heart of Dinosaur-killing Impact
By Alexandra Witze, Nature.com, 31 March 2016

How We Found the Dinosaur Doomsday Site
By Eric Betz, Discovermagazine.com, 23 March 2016

New Data on the Asteroid that Killed the Dinosaurs
By Paul Seaburn, MysteriousUniverse.com, 28 February 2016

Hidden Chicxulub Data Finally Released
Yucatan Expat Life, 26 February 2016

We Finally Know How Much the Dino-killing Asteroid Reshaped Earth
By Jane Palmer, Smithsonian.com, 25 February 2016

2015

Asteroid 2003 SD220 Sleighs by Earth on Christmas Eve
Spacedaily.com, 28 December 2015

Giant Asteroid Makes Christmas Eve Flyby
By Andrew Fazekas,  National Geographic, 24 December 2015

Latest images of Christmas Eve asteroid
EarthSky.Org, 24 December 2015

Space Center Houston Exhibit About Future Mission to Mars, the Orion Capsule, and Newest Space Rovers
By Al Ortiz, Houston Public Media (affiliate of National Public Radio), 23 December 2015

A 2 Kilometre-long Asteroid Will Be Zooming Past Earth on Christmas Eve
By Helena Horton, The Telegraph (UK),  23 December 2015

Silent Night:  Asteroid 2003 SD220 Sleighs by Earth on Christmas Eve
NASA Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute, 23 December 2015

Science Training History of the Apollo Astronauts
By Teague Soderman, NASA Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute, 16 December 2015

Exploration Science Summer Intern Program
By Teague Soderman, NASA Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute, 9 November 2015

LPI Now Accepting Applications for Exploration Science Interns
Lunar and Planetary Institute, 21 October 2015

Video:  Sampling the Lunar Farside in the South Pole-Aitken’s Schrödinger Basin
By Teague Soderman, NASA Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute, 19 October 2015

Go Out and Observe the Moon!
By International Observe the Moon Night, ScienceFriday.com, 15 September 2015.

In the Line of Fire
By Corey S. Powell, Discover magazine, pp. 74–76, October 2015

Video: Lunar Flyover of Schrödinger Basin
By Teague Soderman, NASA Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute, May 26, 2015

Center for Lunar Science and Exploration Announces 2015 Intern Class
By Teague Soderman, NASA Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute, April 23, 2015

ExMASS Research Program Announces Student Winners
By Teague Soderman, NASA Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute, April 21, 2015

Going Back to the Moon:  Q&A with Planetary Scientist Paul Spudis
By Leonard David, Space.com, April 21, 2015

Exploration of the Moon and Asteroids by Secondary Students (ExMASS)
By Teague Soderman, NASA Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute, March 27, 2015

Cliffside Park Students Selected to Participate in Moon Research Program
By Kristen Agnes, Cliffside Park Citizen and NorthJersey.com, 20 February 2015

How Robotic Probes Helped Humans Explore the Moon –  And May Again
By Teague Soderman, NASA Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute, 20 February 2015

Awesome New Radar Images of Asteroid 2004 BL86
By Bob King, UniverseToday.com, 31 January 2015

Daily Cosmobite:  The Australia Day asteroid 2004 BL86
By Andrew Jacob, SydneyObservatory.com.au, 26 January 2015

Puerto Rico’s Arecibo Observatory to Study BL86 Asteroid
LatinoFoxNews.com, 25 January 2015

Mountain-size Asteroid to Fly by earth Monday: How NASA Will Watch
By Shannon Hall, Space.com, 23 January 2015

Big Asteroid 2004 BL86 Buzzes Earth on January 26: How to see it in Your Telescope
By Bob King, UniverseToday.com, 15 January 2015

2014

NASA Sees Capsule Test as a Step Toward Mars
By Kenneth Chang, The New York Times, 3 December 2014

Profile: Yvonne Pendleton, Director, Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute
By Debra Werner, Space News, 24 November 2014.

NASA Scientists Find Diamonds and Other Treasures in Gold Rush Meteorite
By Teague Soderman, 18 November 2014

All eyes on shooting stars
Eric Hand, Science, 19 September 2014

Meteor Crater offers out of this world experience
Dinah Eng, Random Acts,12 September 2014

Giant asteroids reshaped Earth 4 billion years ago
By Ryan Whitwam, Geek.com., 3 August 2014

Asteroid Bombardments Modified Ancient Earth
By Chris Mokaba, News Tonight Africa, 2 August 2014

NASA: Early Earth Likely To Have Been Hit By Giant Asteroids
By Afza Fathima, International Business Times, 1 August 2014

Research Shows Giant Asteroids Battered Early Earth
By Eurasia Review, EurasiaReview.com, 1 August 2014

New Picture of the Hadean Eon --"A Resurfaced Earth"
The Daily Galaxy, 1 August 2014

Asteroid attacks significantly altered ancient Earth
By PTI, The Economic Times, 1 August 2014

Giant asteroids' 'smashing impact' helped evolution on Earth
By ANI, 1 August 2014

Early Earth Model created to study Collisions with Asteroids
By Pauline Beart, FrenchTribune.com, 1 August 2014

Giant Asteroid Impacts Shaped Our Ancient Earth by Vaporizing Oceans
By Catherine Griffin, Science World Report, 1 August 2014

Asteroid Bombardment Significantly Changed Ancient Earth Geology
By Ben Skipper, IB Times (carried by Yahoo UK News), 1 August 2014

NASA Study Finds Earth's Early Years Filled With Devastating Asteroid Impacts During Hadean Eon
By Sean Breslin, The Weather Channel, 1 August 2014

Giant asteroids pummeled early Earth
By Jonathan Marker, Science Recorder, 1 August 2014

NASA simulation shows the heavy pummeling ancient Earth took from massive asteroids
By Scott Sutherland, The Weather Network, 1 August 2014

Giant asteroids battered early Earth, NASA scientists say
By World Science Staff, World-Science.net, 1 August 2014

Giant Asteroid Impacts Pummeled Prehistoric "Hadean Earth"
By Paula Marie Navarra, ChinaTopix.com, 1 August 2014

Early Earth could have been habitable
By Stuart Gary, ABC Science, 31 July 2014

Incredible GIF Shows Earth Being Pummelled By Asteroids
By Leslie Baehr, Business Insider Australia, 31 July 2014

Ancient Earth Bombarded By Monstrous Asteroids, Leading To 'Episodes Of Complete Sterilization '
By Rebekah Maracarelli, Headlines and Global News, 31 July 2014

This Model Of Earth’s Giant Impacts Makes Us Wonder How Life Arose
By Elizabeth Howell, Universe Today, 31 July 2014

Scientists Reveal New Vision Of Earth Four Billion Years Ago
By Jesus Diaz, Gizmodo Australia, 31 July 2014

Asteroid impacts may have buried Earth’s earliest rocks
By EarthSky.org, 31 July 2014

As the asteroids rained down on Earth, life persisted
By Charles Q. Choi, The Christian Science Monitor, 31 July 2014

NASA: Giant Asteroids Gave Early Earth Extreme Surface Makeover
By  Erik Derr, Latin Post, 31 July 2014

New NASA research shows giant asteroids battered early Earth
By Rachel Hoover, Phys.org, 31 July 2014

Giant asteroids wiped out life on early Earth
By Asian News Service to NDTV.com, 31 July 2014

Early Earth suffered 500-million-year asteroid storm
By Brooks Hays, SpaceDaily.com, 31 July 2014

Space rocks pummeled early Earth, computer simulation depicts 'violent past'
By Jim Algar, Tech Times, 31 July 2014

Rain Of Asteroids Made The Oceans Boil And Melted Early Earth
By Brendan Byrne, ValueWalk.com, 31 July 2014

New NASA Research Shows Giant Asteroids Battered Early Earth
By Klaus Schmidt, Space Fellowship, 31 July 2014

Ancient Asteroids Created 'Hell On Earth' - But Made It Inhabitable
By Mary Nichols, Design & Trend, 31 July 2014

The Tortured History Of Earth's First 500 Million Years
By George Dvorsky, io9.com, 31 July 2014

Giant asteroids hit early technically inhabitable earth
By Admin, Northern Voices Online, 31 July 2014

Asteroid Parade Created Ancient Hell on Earth
By Jenna Iacurci, Nature World News, 31 July 2014

Hell on Earth Was The Reality 4.5 Billion Years Ago, Scientists Say
By Hannah Osborne, International Business Times, 31 July 2014

Early life probably fell victim to massive space rocks
By Thomas Sumner, Science News, 31 July 2014

This Is What The Earth Looked Like When It Was Only Half A Billion Years Old
By Leslie Baehr, Business Insider India, 31 July 2014

Was early Earth habitable?
By DDN Correspondent, Delhi Daily News, 31 July 2014

Scientists Just Figured Out How The Oldest Things On Earth Formed
By Leslie Baehr, Business Insider Indonesia, 30 July 2014

Violent Young Earth Created Oasis for Life
By Charles Q. Choi, Discovery News, 30 July 2014

New Wrinkle? Ancient Earth Got a 'Face-Lift,' Study Suggests
By Becky Oskin, Live Science, 30 July 2014

Rain of asteroids melted early Earth, boiled its oceans, study shows
By Julia Rosen, Los Angeles Times, 30 July 2014

How the Earth got a facelift: Incredible animations reveal how our planet was pounded by asteroids and comets when it was young
By Mark Prigg, Daily Mail, 30 July 2014

Watch asteroids pummel the Earth in its first 500 million years
By Rebecca Jacobson, PBS, 30 July 2014

Asteroid barrage gave ancient Earth a “face-lift,” study finds
By Yitzchak Besser, The Space Reporter, 30 July 2014

Video Simulations of Impact Cratering Processes
By Teague Soderman, NASA Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute, 16 June 2014

NASA uses new technique to snap high-res asteroid images
By Richard Chirgwin, The Register.co.uk, 16 June 2014

NASA Captures High Resolution Images of Asteroid 2014 HQ124
By Brenda McGregor, FrenchTribune.com, 16 June 2014

'Beast' Asteroid Captured in Radar Images
By Jordan Ecarma, autoworldnews.com, 16 June 2014

'The Beast' Asteroid Pictured In Amazing Detail By Earth-Based Radar
By Michael Rundle, HuffingtonPost.co.uk, 16 June 2014

The Beast unmasked: Nasa captures incredible images of 1,200 foot wide asteroid that came within a million miles of Earth - and could have wiped out an entire city
By Mark Prigg, DailyMail.co.uk, 16 June 2014

NASA offers startling view of the 'Beast' thanks to new image tech
By Joseph Mayton, Tech Times, 16 June 2014

NASA Provides Images of Nearby Asteroid HQ124
By Thomas Carannante, ScienceWorldReport.com, 16 June 2014

Giant telescopes pair up to image near-Earth asteroid
JPL Press Release, astronomynow.com, 16 June 2014

Radar Shows Images of Near-Earth Asteroid, the Beautiful ‘Beast’
By Julie S, HNGN.com, 15 June 2014

New 'Beast' Asteroid Images Show Near-Earth Space Rock In Amazing Detail
By Megan Gannon, Huffingtonpost.com, 14 June 2014

Asteroid's potato shape revealed as it zips past Earth
By Elizabeth Howell, sen.com, 14 June 2014

Scientists Obtain Highest-Resolution Views Ever of a Near-Earth Asteroid
By Markus Vogl, AustrianTribune.com, 14 June 2014

Radar shows beautiful side of ‘Beast’ asteroid
nvonews.com, 14 June 2014

Researchers Obtain Highest-Resolution Views Ever of a Near-Earth Asteroid
CanadaJournal.net, 14 June 2014

Scientists Produce Sharp Views of Asteroid 2014 HQ124
By Raoul Girard, FrenchTribune.com, 13 June 2014

NASA scientists captures sharp images of passing ‘Beast’ asteroid
By Delila James, Science Recorder, 13 June 2014

Giant telescopes paired up to help capture near-earth asteroid images
zeenews.com, 13 June 2014

Multiple Telescopes Provide A Detailed View Of Near-Earth Asteroid Dubbed “The Beast”
By Gerard LeBlond, redOrbit.com, 13 June 2014

'The Beast' Asteroid Seen in Amazing Detail (Photos, Video)
By Megan Gannon, Space.com, 13 June 2014

Near-miss asteroid captured in stunning images
By Brooks Hays, upi.com, 13 June 2014

'Beast' Asteroid Captured in Stunning Images as it Skims by Earth
By Jenna Iacuci, Nature World News, 13 June 2014

Giant telescopes pair up to image near-Earth asteroid
By Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, Astronomy.com. 13 June 2014

NASA releases best images yet of a near-Earth asteroid [Video]
By Deborah Netburn, Los Angeles Times, 12 June 2014

'Beast' Asteroid Looks Like a Beauty in Radar Images
By Alan Boyle, NBCnews.com, 12 June 2014

High Resolution Radar at Arecibo Observatory Reveals Asteroid as a Beauty, Not a Beast
PRWeb Press Release, PRWeb.com, 12 June 2014

Radar Reveals Beautiful Face of an Asteroid 'Beast'
By Jason Major, Discovery.com, 12 June 2014

“The Beast” Asteroid Blazes Path Past Earth
By Dan Vergano, NationalGeographic.com, 12 June 2014

NASA scientists capture radar images of asteroid that skirted by Earth on Sunday
By Mark Schleifstein, New Orleans Times Picayune, 12 June 2014

Awesome Radar Images Reveal Asteroid 2014 HQ124’s Split Personality
Bob King, UniverseToday.com, 12 June 2014

Giant Telescopes Pair Up to Image Near-Earth Asteroid
NASA/JPL News Release, 12 June 2014.

High Resolution Radar at Arecibo Observatory Reveals Asteroid As a Beauty, Not a Beast
USRA News Release, 12 June 2014.

Missions to the Moon:  Parliamentary Update on Lunar Science and Exploration
By Teague Soderman, NASA Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute, 5 June 2014

Student Field Camp Opportunity
By Teague Soderman, NASA Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute, 30 May 2014.

SSERVI Students Receive COSPAR Award
By Teague Soderman, NASA Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute, 19 May 2014.

Eclipse Perspective: What Would an Astronaut See from the Moon?
By Teague Soderman, NASA Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute, 10 April 2014.

April 15 Lunar Eclipse From a Different Perspective:  What Would an Astronaut See from the Moon?
Lunar and Planetary Institute, 10 April 2014.

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2013

Short Report from the Golden Spike Workshop
By Larry Jay Friesen, Horizons, AIAA Houston Section, November/December 2013

As Rover Lands, China Joins Moon Club
By Chris Buckley, The New York Times, p. 13, 15 December 2013

China Moon Landing:  ‘Jade Rabbit’ Rover Basks in Lunar Bay of Rainbows
By Leonard David, Space.com, 14 December 2013

China Lands on the Moon:  Historic Robotic Lunar Lander Includes 1st Chinese Rover
By Leonard David, Space.com, 14 December 2013

Under a China Moon:  The Politics of Cooperation in Space
By Leonard David, Space.com, 13 December 2013

China’s 1st Moon Rover Mission to Attempt Lunar Landing:  Here’s What it Could Do
By Leonard David, Space.com, 13 December 2013

Russian Meteor, from Birth to Fiery Death: An Asteroid’s Story
By Mike Wall, Space.com, 10 December 2013

Chelyabinsk Meteor: Dust Grains Reveal How It Played Bumper Car before Hitting Earth
By Julianne Chiaet, Scientific American, 10 December 2013

High School Team Tackles Lunar Mystery
News of the Week, Science, v. 342, p. 1153, 6 December 2013.

Chinese Mission Ushers in New Era of Lunar Exploration
By Jan Qiu and Richard Stone, Science, v. 342, p. 1026, 29 November 2013

NASA Talks Astronauts On Lunar Far Side By 2028
By Bruce Dorminey, Forbes, 30 November 2013

China’s 1st Moon Lander May Cause Trouble for NASA Lunar Dust Mission
By Leonard David, Space.com, 21 November 2013

Choosing for Science:  The Farside of the Moon
By Marianne J. Dyson, Ad Astra, pp. 16–19, Winter 2013

USRA Team Selected for NASA Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute
Lunar and Planetary Institute, 5 November 2013

NASA Selects Research Teams for New Virtual Institute
By Teague Soderman, NASA Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute, 5 November 2013

China’s Next Moon Mission Targets Lunar ‘Bay of Rainbows
By Leonard David, Space.com, 31 October 2013

Simulating Planetary Igneous Crystallization Environments (SPICEs)
By Teague Soderman, NASA Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute, 24 October 2013

Is Mining Rare Minerals on the Moon Vital to National Security?
By Leonard David, Space.com, 4 October 2013

Doom from above:  the threat of meteorites
By Anthony King, The Irish Times, 26 September 2013

New Moon Probe Raises Questions About What to Do Next in Space
By Caroline Chen, The New York Times, 31 August 2013

Jodrell Bank LIVE music and science festival
By Teague Soderman, NASA Lunar Science Institute, 11 July 2013

Great Balls of Fire
By Katia Moskvitch, NewScientist, pp. 40–43, 29 June 2013

NLSI Teams Offer Sudbury Field Camp
By NLSI staff, NASA Lunar Science Institute, 14 June 2013

Meteor Crater-like blast today a killer
By Eric Betz, Arizona Daily Sun, 2 May 2013

Impact craters may have been a toasty home for early life
By Erin Wayman, ScienceNews, 1 March 2013

Asteroid’s pass near Earth a close call in cosmic terms only
By Joel Achenbach, The Washington Post, 14 February 2013

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2012

Moonstruck: Why scientists yearn for the far side
By Eric Hand, Nature, p. 162, 13 December 2012

Duelling visions stall NASA: A US plan to send humans to explore an asteroid is losing momentum
By Eric Hand, Nature, pp. 161–162, 13 December 2012

Own a Piece of the Moon
By Chuck Wood, LPOD Lunar Photo of the Day, 9 November 2012

NLSI’s David Kring Receives Award for Distinguished Service
By Teague Soderman, NASA Lunar Science Institute, 7 November 2012

Making an ugly rock beautiful
By Emily Lakdawalla, The Planetary Society Blog, 2 November 2012

When Earth felt Cosmic Rain
By Liz Kruesi, Astronomy magazine, pages 30–35, November 2012

The Astronauts of the Future
By Daniel Cray, Time magazine special issue, New Space Discoveries, pages 72–77, October 2012

Training in the Footsteps of Apollo
By Teague Soderman, NASA Lunar Science Institute, 25 October 2012

Never Stop Exploring Image Gallery
By Teague Soderman, NASA Lunar Science Institute, 23 October 2012

Revisiting the Early Collisional Evolution of the Moon
By Teague Soderman, NASA Lunar Science Institute, 10 October 2012

Dramatic New Video Brings You Dazzling Lunar Surface
By Nancy Atkinson, 31 August 2012

Zooming in on a Blue Moon
Lunar and Planetary Institute, 30 August 2012

Ancient Asteroid Produced Largest and Oldest Lunar Basin
By Teague Soderman, NASA Lunar Science Institute, 18 July 2012

Study of Moon Rocks Show Barrage 4 Billion Years Ago was Mainly Asteroids
By Bob Yirka, Phys.org, 18 May 2012.

Moon Rocks Reveal Evidence of Ancient Asteroid Barrage
By Mike Wall, Space.com, 17 May 2012.

NLSI Team Detects Actual Remnants of Ancient Asteroids on the Moon
By Teague Soderman, NASA Lunar Science Institute, 17 May 2012.

How to Find a Meteorite in 5 Steps
By Natalie Wolchover, Life’s Little Mysteries, 1 May 2012.

How Water on the Moon could Fuel Space Exploration
By Leonard David, Space.com, 29 March 2012

A Potpourri of Lunar Results
By Kelly Beatty, Sky and Telescope, 13 March 2012

The Lunar Cataclysm
Astrobiology Magazine, 3 March 2012

NASA Lunar Scientists Shed Light on Moon’s Impact History
By K. Jenvey, S. Bowles, and M. Martinez, NASA Ames Research Center, 27 February 2012.

NASA Lunar Scientists Shed Light on Moon’s Impact History
By Teague Soderman, NASA Lunar Science Institute, 27 February 2012.

Scientists Detect Dramatic Shift in the Energy of Impacting Asteroids that Pummeled the Ancient Earth and Moon
By Stacy Bowles, Universities Space Research Association, 27 February 2012.

NLSI Scientists Analyze Crater that could be Sampled by Future Missions
By Teague Soderman, NASA Lunar Science Institute, 17 February 2012

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2011

Meteor Crater Helps Unlock Planetary History
By Leonard David, Space.com, 8 December 2011

Applications Being Accepted for the 2012 Lunar Exploration Summer Intern Program
Lunar and Planetary Institute, 20 October 2011

New Brunswick Student Chosen to Help NASA Pick New Landing Sites on the Moon
By Kevin Bissett, The Canadian Press, for the Winnipeg Free Press, 10 May 2011

Green is Mantle, Not Cheese
By Chuck Wood, Lunar Photo of the Day, 19 April 2011

JFK and the Race to the Moon:  Looking Back 50 Years
By Teague Soderman, NASA Lunar Science Institute, 13 April 2011

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2010

NASA Scientists Theorize Final Growth Spurt for Planets
NASA Lunar Science Institute and NASA Headquarters, 8 December 2010

Lunar Meteorite Compendium Updated with New Lunar Meteorites
By Teague Soderman, NASA Lunar Science Institute, 2 November 2010

Applications Being Accepted for the 2011 Lunar Exploration Summer Intern Program
Lunar and Planetary Institute, 27 October 2010

The Moon and Beyond
by Debra Werner, Space News, 25 October 2010

Training New Explorers for the Surfaces of the Moon, Mars, and Beyond
Lunar and Planetary Institute, 15 October 2010

NASA Gears Up for Exploration Exercise
by Mark Carreau, Aviation Week, 23 August 2010.

Chenango Forks (High School) Students Win NASA Competition
Syracuse/Oswego/Auburn Your News Now (YNN), 7 June 2010

The Moon Can Help Us Know Ourselves Personally, Culturally, and Scientifically
Legacy Magazine, 21 May 2010

Field Training and Research Program at Meteor Crater
Lunar and Planetary Institute, 17 May 2010

Earth Day Origins Traced to the Moon
Center for Lunar Science and Exploration, Lunar and Planetary Institute, 15 April 2010

NLSI’S David Kring Confirms Mass Extinction Impact Hypothesis
NASA Lunar Science Institute, NASA Ames Research Center, 8 March 2010

Desert RATS and Analog Testing (a vodcast)
NASA 360,
4 January 2010

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2009

NASA Return to Lunar Orbit Will Scout for Future Human Exploration
By John Matson, Scientific American, 15 June 2009

LPI Unveils New Additions to Lunar Science and Exploration Website
Lunar and Planetary Institute, 17 March 2009

Let’s Work to Keep NASA on Course Back to Moon 
U.S. Rep. Pete Olson, Houston Chronicle, 16 February 2009

The Solar System’s Big Bang:  Finding Signs of a Lost Beginning
By Ron Cowen, Science News 175(4), 14 February 2009, pp. 26–29.

USRA Lunar and Planetary Institute-Johnson Space Center Team Selected for
NASA Lunar Science Institute
Universities Space Research Association, 21 January 2009

NASA Selects Research Teams for Lunar Science Institute
NASA Headquarters and Ames Research Center, 9 January 2009

NASA Selects Research Teams for Lunar Science Institute
NASA Headquarters and Ames Research Center, 9 January 2009

 NASA Names Team of Texas Scientists to Lunar Institute
NASA Johnson Space Center, 9 January 2009


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