The Moon Revealed
NASA

The lunar samples and data that astronauts collected — NASA hauled back nearly 1,000 pounds of rocks — changed scientists’ understanding of our satellite. Half a century later, those rocks are still the primary source of our knowledge about where our Moon came from and how it’s helped shape life on Earth.

NASA

The legacy of lunar data: How Apollo revealed our Moon

The mission data gathered remain the most valuable information we have about the history of the Moon — and the solar system.

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Jay Smith

Exploring Luna: A primer on what you should know about our Moon

From our Moon’s origins to its appearance in Earth's skies and the 60-year legacy of exploration.

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NASA/JPL-CALTECH/T. PYLE

The Giant Impact Hypothesis: An evolving legacy of Apollo

Early in solar system history, a protoplanet named Theia smashed into Earth and created the Moon.

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Reaching For The Stars, Grounded In Tradition

As a space-grant institution, Texas A&M University is contributing research and talent to support NASA's missions to the moon, Mars and beyond.

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