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Origin of lunar
OTHER WORDS FROM lunarun·lu·nar, adjective
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Nearly all the lunar material currently in NASA’s possession was collected during the Apollo program.NASA will pay for moon rocks excavated by private companies|Neel Patel|September 10, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Landing on the moon is neither cheap nor easy, and NASA will pay only for the lunar material that’s collected.
A $100 million privately funded Israeli mission to land on the lunar surface failed in April 2019.
Financially, the contract would make most sense for explorers already planning lunar trips.
Similar deposits of ice seem to dot the poles of our moon, where they could provide useful resources for future lunar explorers.These Images Expose the Dark Side of the Solar System - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Corey S. Powell|August 26, 2020|Nautilus
Tao Lin charts the path of lunar hamsters in search of some decent wifi sometime in the year 2027.Crazy Cartography: Artists and Writers Conjure a Slew of Imaginative Maps|Lauren Elkin|April 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Chan was not among the Chinese authors whose opinion on the lunar landing Xinhua reporters sought.
Ramadan is based on the lunar calendar, so it moves back about 10 days each year.
The number of lunar cycles does not correspond easily to the number of seasonal ones.How Long Is a Year? Is the Earth Slowing Down? And Other Questions About Time|Neil Shubin|January 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She just wanted “the bird,” the rocket, to fly, and for Neil to get a chance to plant his moon boot on the lunar surface.Moon Men: The Private Lives of Neil Armstrong and Pals in “Togethersville”|Lily Koppel|September 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He was expert in the use of quadrant and sextant, and could take a lunar observation and work it out with accuracy.Siam|George B. Bacon
The subject of the lunar librations was treated by Lagrange with great originality in an essay crowned by the Paris Lagrange.
English decorators are hopeless; they know as much about decoration as I know about the lunar theory.The House of Defence v. 1|E. F. Benson
I can navigate, checking the chronometer by lunar observation.Workhouse Characters|Margaret Wynne Nevinson
By their means they doubtless very soon came to turn (in lunar fashion) the same hemisphere always towards their centre of motion.A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century|Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke