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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 […]

The Moon is Finally Getting the Attention It Deserves

China’s Chang’e-4 lander and its little rover, Yutu-2, were observed by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter in February. Note the movement […]

The Moon is Finally Getting the Attention It Deserves

China’s Chang’e-4 lander and its little rover, Yutu-2, were observed by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter in February. Note the movement […]

Surprise 4,000 Mile ‘Ice Corridor’ Found on Saturn’s Moon Titan

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft used infrared cameras to map beneath the surface of Saturn’s moon Titan. (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Nantes/University of […]

Cassini Finds Deep Lakes and Phantom Ponds on Saturn’s Moon Titan

Saturn’s moon Titan holds lakes and seas that change with the seasons, much like Earth’s own water reservoirs. (Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of […]

Meteor Showers Hitting the Moon Reveal Underground Water

NASA’s LADEE spacecraft saw water thrown off the moon’s surface after meteor impacts. (Credit: NASA/Goddard/Conceptual Image Lab) When NASA astronauts first landed […]

Israel’s Beresheet Lander Crashes into Moon

Beresheet sent back a selfie during descent 13 miles above the lunar surface, just before its engine problems started. (Credit: […]

Israel’s Beresheet Lander Crashes into Moon

Beresheet sent back a selfie during descent 13 miles above the lunar surface, just before its engine problems started. (Credit: […]

Before We Colonize the Moon, We Must Learn to Mine There

A rendering of a possible lunar habitat, featuring elements printed in 3D with lunar soil. (Credit: European Space Agency/Foster + […]

Before We Colonize the Moon, We Must Learn to Mine There

A rendering of a possible lunar habitat, featuring elements printed in 3D with lunar soil. (Credit: European Space Agency/Foster + […]

NASA’s Bold Apollo 9 Plans Made the Moon Landing Possible

The crew of Apollo 9 during a pre-flight test. NASA. Apollo 9 launched 50 years ago, on March 3, 1969, […]

NASA’s Bold Apollo 9 Plans Made the Moon Landing Possible

The crew of Apollo 9 during a pre-flight test. NASA. Apollo 9 launched 50 years ago, on March 3, 1969, […]

NASA Picks Science Experiments to Send to the Moon This Year

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NASA Picks Science Experiments to Send to the Moon This Year

Select Category Select CategoryEnvironmentHealth & MedicineLiving WorldMind & BrainselectSpace & PhysicsTechnologytop postsUncategorized Select Tag Select Tag3-D printing3.143D printinga. […]