Earhart Crater: Newly-Discovered Lunar Crater Named after Legendary American Pilot

Planetary scientists using data from NASA’s Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission have discovered a 124-mile-wide crater on the nearside of the Moon, and provisionally named it after Amelia Earhart, the legendary aviator who disappeared 77 years ago while flying over the Pacific Ocean in a record attempt to fly around the world. “Although [...] —> Read More