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NASA Paying Four Companies to Learn How to Make Fuel on the Moon

The space agency is dishing out almost $20 million to research creating rocket fuel from material found on the Moon […]

NASA paying Four Companies to Learn How to Make Fuel on the Moon

The space agency is dishing out almost $20 million to research creating rocket fuel from material found on the Moon […]

Giant Volcano on Jupiter’s Moon Could Erupt Any Second

A true color approximation of Jupiter’s moon Io taken by the Galileo spacecraft in 1999. (credit: PIRL/University of Arizona) A […]

Explosions May Have Formed Lakes on Saturn’s Moon Titan

This artist’s concept of a lake at the North Pole of Titan shows the raised features that inspired the theory […]

Explosions May Have Formed Lakes on Saturn’s Moon Titan

This artist’s concept of a lake at the North Pole of Titan shows the raised features that inspired the theory […]

Watch Live: India prepares for their first Moon landing

India could be the fourth country to land a spacecraft on the lunar surface (Credit: ISRO) India’s space agency is […]

Why Do We Still Believe in ‘Lunacy’ During a Full Moon?

The full moon has been associated with aberrant behavior for centuries. (Credit: Aron Visuals/Unsplash) It’s sometimes called the “Transylvania effect.” […]

Why Do We Still Believe in ‘Lunacy’ During a Full Moon?

The full moon has been associated with aberrant behavior for centuries. (Credit: Aron Visuals/Unsplash) It’s sometimes called the “Transylvania effect.” […]

The Canadians Who Got America to the Moon

Canadian John Hodge, left, with astronaut Al Shepard and Flight Director Chris Kraft. NASA. There was nothing particularly different about […]

Luna 15 Accompanied Apollo 11 to the Moon

On July 13, 1969, Apollo 11’s Saturn V sat on launchpad 39A at Cape Canaveral. The pre-launch countdown was already […]

Meet the Companies Trying to Put Humans Back on the Moon

In May, Jeff Bezos unveiled the lunar lander, dubbed Blue Moon, that his spacecraft company Blue Origin hopes to fly […]

Meet the Companies Trying to Put Humans Back on the Moon

In May, Jeff Bezos unveiled the lunar lander, dubbed Blue Moon, that his spacecraft company Blue Origin hopes to fly […]

How Apollo Astronauts Didn’t Get Lost Going to the Moon

A mockup of the Apollo Guidance Computer that navigated Apollo’s way to the Moon. MIT Library. Driving, say, to a […]

Lunar Tales: The First (Imaginative) Moon Landings

This iconic shot from the 1902 film A Trip to the Moon shows the fabled Man in the Moon embedded […]

Lunar Tales: The First (Imaginative) Moon Landings

This iconic shot from the 1902 film A Trip to the Moon shows the fabled Man in the Moon embedded […]

Our Moon May Have Been Hit By a Dwarf Planet Long Ago

The moon’s far side, as photographed by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) (Credit: NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University) The familiar lunar vista […]

Apollo-era Moonquakes Hint That Moon is Still Active Today

Fault scarps, like the line seen here, are visible across the moon’s surface, and may still be active today. (Credit: […]

Apollo 10, the Mission that *Almost* Landed on the Moon

Apollo 10 doesn’t get much attention. On the rare occasion people talk about the mission right before the first lunar […]