First GRAIL Twin Enters Lunar Orbit - NASA's New Year's Gift to Science - Universe Today
[/caption] Cheers erupted after the first of NASA’s twin $496 Million Moon Mapping probes entered orbit on New Year’s Eve (Dec. 31) upon completion of the 40 minute main engine burn essential for insertion into lunar orbit. The small GRAIL spacecraft will map the lunar interior with unprecedented precision to deduce the Moon’s hidden interior … Continue reading "First GRAIL Twin Enters Lunar Orbit – NASA’s New Year’s Gift to Science"