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Selene in Greek mythology, the goddess of the moon, identified with Artemis. She fell in love with Endymion and asked Zeus to grant him a wish. Endymion chose immortality and eternal youth, which Zeus granted, but only on condition that Endymion remain forever asleep. In another story, Selene visited Endymion nightly as he lay asleep, and bore him fifty daughters.

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Selene In Greek mythology, goddess of the Moon, daughter of Hyperion and sister of Helios (the Sun) and Eos (the Dawn). Each night, she drove her chariot across the sky, as her brother Helios, the Sun god, had done during the day.

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Selene A Japanese ISAS mission, to be launched in 2003, to place a vehicle in orbit about the Moon.

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