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NASA publishes LRO images of the two craters on the Moon, where twin GRAIL probes ended their gravity-mapping mission in December 2012.
2013-03-19 (Context: LRO, Moon)
NASA scientists beam a picture of Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece, the "Mona Lisa", to Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, a spacecraft orbiting the Moon, marking a first in laser communication.
2013-01-18 (Context: LRO, Moon)
SpaceX announces that Japanese billionaire and art collector Yusaku Maezawa will be the first commercial passenger to orbit the Moon on their BFR rocket in 2023.
2018-09-17 (Context: Moon)
Ice is confirmed at the Moon's poles.
2018-08-21 (Context: Moon)
NASA announces it has completed its first full-power test of the Kilopower nuclear reactor for space. NASA intends to use the technology to power exploration missions to the Moon and Mars.
2018-05-2 (Context: Moon)