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Lunar Prospector Set To Launch Today -- Will Answer Long-Standing Questions About Our Closest Neighbor

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January 5, 1998
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National Aeronautics And Space Administration
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After 25 years, NASA is returning to the Moon with the Lunar Prospector spacecraft, scheduled for launch at 8:31 p.m. EST on Jan. 5, 1998, from Spaceport Florida's new Launch Complex 46 in Cape Canaveral, FL. Within a month, Lunar Prospector will begin returning answers to long-standing questions about the Moon, its resources, its structure and its origins.


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National Aeronautics And Space Administration. "Lunar Prospector Set To Launch Today -- Will Answer Long-Standing Questions About Our Closest Neighbor." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 5 January 1998. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/01/980105055928.htm>.
National Aeronautics And Space Administration. (1998, January 5). Lunar Prospector Set To Launch Today -- Will Answer Long-Standing Questions About Our Closest Neighbor. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 17, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/01/980105055928.htm
National Aeronautics And Space Administration. "Lunar Prospector Set To Launch Today -- Will Answer Long-Standing Questions About Our Closest Neighbor." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/01/980105055928.htm (accessed April 17, 2014).

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