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Chang’e-4 Wraps Up a Year Roving on the Far Side of the Moon

During its 370 days on the lunar surface, China's Yutu 2 rover has broken multiple records - including distance traveled…

3 weeks ago

The Moon’s Magnetosphere Used to be Twice as Strong as the Earth’s

A new MIT-led study has shown how the Moon once had a more powerful magnetic field than Earth and why…

3 weeks ago

Mars Express Takes Photos of Phobos as it Flies Past

The ESA's Mars Express Orbiter is no stranger to the Martian moon Phobos. The spacecraft was launched in June 2003…

1 month ago

China’s Yutu-2 Rover has now Traveled Over 345 Meters Across the Surface of the Moon

As of Dec. 4th, the Yutu 2 rover element of the Chang'e-4 mission had traveled a total of over 345…

2 months ago

Two of Neptune’s Moons Dance Around Each Other as they Orbit

Like a long-married couple accustomed to each other's kitchen habits, two of Neptune's moons are masters at sharing space without…

2 months ago

NASA is Testing a Coating to Help Astronauts and Their Equipment Shed Dangerous Lunar Dust

NASA is developing an advanced new coating that could protect everything from spacecraft systems to astronauts from harmful lunar dust.

3 months ago

This is the Machine Astronauts Trained on to Land on the Moon

The Moon landings were a huge undertaking. In order to prepare, NASA had to think of every detail, right down…

3 months ago

NASA is Testing a Rover That Could Search For Water Ice on The Moon

NASA has plans to send the VIPER rover to the South Pole of the Moon to look for water ice,…

3 months ago

SpaceX is Sure They’ll be Able to Land Starship on the Moon in 2022

As the president of SpaceX said at the 2019 IAC, the company hopes to conduct missions to the Moon by…

3 months ago

Robotic Spiders to Explore the Moon? Yes, Please!

UK startup Spacebit is looking to democratize space with its Walking Rover mission, which will be the UK's first lunar…

3 months ago