NASA Completes LADEE Mission with Planned Impact on Moon's Surface (Reporter Package)
Image Credit: NASA/ARC
Published: July 12, 2018
NASA's LADEE mission came to an end as the spacecraft executed a planned de-orbit into the surface of the Moon at nearly three thousand, six hundred miles per hour. The primary goal of the mission was to collect data about the thin lunar atmosphere and the amounts of dust that are in it at multiple altitudes.