An artist's conception of the Lunar Prospector in orbit
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Prospector Reaches the Moon
News story originally written on January 13, 1998
The Lunar Prospector has reached the Moon
. The Prospector is getting ready to make a complete map of the Moon.
The spacecraft has all of its instruments on. NASA is communicating with Prospector. The Prospector is really just a robot orbiting the Moon so NASA needs to send it its next commands!
There will be a one-hour press conference at NASA Ames, 12 noon EST live on NASA Television.
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