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NASA Wants to Return to the Moon as Early as This Year

NASA has big plans for returning to the moon, but private companies will do much of the work. (Credit: NASA) […]

NASA Wants to Return to the Moon as Early as This Year

NASA has big plans for returning to the moon, but private companies will do much of the work. (Credit: NASA) […]

For the First Time, Plants Have Been Grown On the Moon

Cotton plants have been seen budding and growing, as shown by this close-up of the plants sprouting under a protective […]

Mars’ Moon Phobos May Have Formed in Giant Impact

Experiment on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona) Where did Mars’ moons come from? It’s a question that […]

China Prepares to Head for the Far Side of the Moon

A visualization of the Queqiao Chang’e-4 lunar satellite that will relay communications between the lander-rover on the lunar surface and […]

China Prepares to Head for the Far Side of the Moon

A visualization of the Queqiao Chang’e-4 lunar satellite that will relay communications between the lander-rover on the lunar surface and […]

NASA Announces the Companies Competing to Put us Back on the Moon

Through new partnerships with private companies, NASA aims to ramp up its efforts to return to the moon. This image […]

Why China’s Artificial Moon Probably Won’t Work

(Credit: Jens Beste/Shutterstock) To step outside on a moonlit night is to see the darkness pushed back. The reflected sunlight from […]

Why China’s Artificial Moon Probably Won’t Work

(Credit: Jens Beste/Shutterstock) To step outside on a moonlit night is to see the darkness pushed back. The reflected sunlight from […]

Saturn’s Moon Dione Has Mysterious Stripes All Across Its Surface

Saturn’s Moon Dione. (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute) Saturn’s moon Dione appears to be getting its tiger on. The world is decorated […]

Saturn’s Moon Dione Has Mysterious Stripes All Across Its Surface

Saturn’s Moon Dione. (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute) Saturn’s moon Dione appears to be getting its tiger on. The world is decorated […]

Astronomers Catch Milky Way Radio Waves Bouncing Off the Moon

(Credit: Ben McKinley, Curtin University/Icrar/Astro 3d. Moon Image Courtesy of NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University.) Radio waves from our home galaxy, the […]

Jupiter’s Icy Moon Ganymede Has Tectonic Faults Much Like Earth

Ganymede is one of Jupiter’s four Galilean satellites. It is the largest moon in the solar system, with a magnetic […]

Jupiter’s Icy Moon Ganymede Has Tectonic Faults Much Like Earth

Ganymede is one of Jupiter’s four Galilean satellites. It is the largest moon in the solar system, with a magnetic […]

Will New Landers and NASA’s Lunar Outpost Get Us Back to the Moon?

An artist’s conception of what an orbital lunar station could look like. (Credit: NASA) It looks like the moon is […]

Mars’ Moon Phobos May Have Formed in Giant Impact

Experiment on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona) Where did Mars’ moons come from? It’s a question that […]