lunar lunar  /ˈlu nər/


  • (adj) of or relating to or associated with the moon


  1. The hot lunar material and huge chunks of rubble floating in it, says Kuiper, created the volcanic structures that can be seen in Orbiter's picture.
  2. NASA's ambitious new spacecraft, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, will map the moon's surface, looking for suitable future landing sites and a spot to build a lunar base.
  3. It sounds far-fetched but the Hubble telescope has identified a mineral in the lunar dirt that could be transformed into fresh air.



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  2. The Lunar Eclipse as You've Never Seen It Before

    In most pictures of a lunar eclipse, the face of the moon you see is a black sphere, as in the image above. With the sun directly on the other side of the moon from us, the side we see is entirely in the ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Atlantic via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Toomey supports Penn State Lunar Lion team

    Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) has written a letter supporting a proposal offered by the Penn State Lunar Lion team to host the 2014 Team Summit for the Google Lunar X Prize. The Google Lunar X Prize is a competition encouraging …
    on June 11, 2013     Source: FOX 43 Harrisburg


  1. "The Google Lunar X prize calls on entrepreneurs, engineers and visionaries from around the world to return us to the lunar surface and explore this environment for the benefit of all humanity," said Peter Diamandis, chief executive of the...
    on Sep 13, 2007 By: Peter Diamandis Source:

  2. "The full success of our country's first lunar exploration mission is helping to turn the Chinese nation's 1000-year old dream of reaching the Moon a reality," Wen said. "The Chinese nation is fully able to stand tall among the world's ranks...
    on Nov 27, 2007 By: Wen Jiabao Source: New Scientist (subscription)

  3. "The operation to put Chandrayaan into lunar space went off very well. The complex manouvre was carried out around 5am by firing the liquid apogee motor (LAM) on board for about I50 seconds to place the unmanned spacecraft 380,000 km away from earth...
    on Nov 3, 2008 By: Satish Dhawan Source: Times of India

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