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Northrop Grumman-NASA LCROSS Team Awarded Popular Mechanics 2010 Breakthrough Award

team members who built NASA's Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) yesterday received Popular Mechanics magazine's 2010 Breakthrough Award for superior innovation. The award presentation took place during ceremonies in Hearst Tower in ...

Moon-crashing probe aimed at bigger target

The decision means that when NASA's LCROSS probe and its spent Centaur rocket stage slam into the moon on Oct. 9, they will crash into the large crater Cabeus, and not the nearby (and smaller) Cabeus A crater that was previously targeted. Scientists pulled ...

Observatories gear up for Friday lunar crash

Scientists are hoping for a literal slam dunk with NASA's upcoming Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, or LCROSS mission — an event to be observed by a coordinated network of Earth and space-based equipment. LCROSS will search for water ice ...

NASA finally sees plume from moon impact

The faint plume was seen in the data from the engineered crash one week after the impact of the LCROSS probe. Scientists are hoping that analysis of the plume will show signs of water ice ejected from the probe's target crater, named Cabeus, at the lunar ...

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Updated April. 22, 2014

Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) include confirming the presence or absence of water ice in a permanently shadowed crater at the Moon’s South ...

LCROSS - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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LCROSS was a fast-track, low-cost companion mission to the LRO. The LCROSS payload was added after NASA moved the LRO from the Delta II to a larger launch vehicle.


Updated April. 22, 2014

LCROSS Mission Page ... NASA Missions Uncover the Moon's Buried Treasures. Nearly a year after announcing the discovery of water molecules on the moon, scientists ...

L-Cross Extreme MX Park - Home

Updated April. 19, 2014

L-Cross offers 1,200 acres of open wilderness camping. 1 mile plus of extreme, rider friendly Motocross track, 10 miles of Harescramble atv & dirt bike trails, pee ...