Moon

China’s Chang’e-5 Probe Blasts Off From the Moon, Bringing Back a Full Load of Samples

For the first time in more than 40 years, a robotic spacecraft has blasted off from the Moon – and…

2 days ago

Take a Look at What China’s Chang’e-5 Probe Is Seeing (and Doing) on the Moon

China's Chang'e-5 robotic moon lander is due to spend only two days collecting samples of lunar rock and soil before…

3 days ago

China’s Chang’e-5 Probe Lands on the Moon and Gets Set to Bring Back Fresh Samples

For the third time in seven years, a Chinese robotic spacecraft has landed on the Moon — but now things…

4 days ago

Figuring Out How To Breathe the Moon’s Regolith

Oxygen ranks right up there as one of the most important resources for use in space exploration.  Not only is…

6 days ago

Every Year NASA Simulates Our View of the Moon for the Upcoming 12 Months. Here’s 2021, Hour by Hour

There's no real reason most of us need to know what the Moon will look like on any particular day…

1 week ago

The Moon has Resources, but Not Enough to Go Around

A new study led by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics explains how the Moon may not have enough resources to…

1 week ago

China’s Chang’e-5 Probe Is Off to Bring Back a Moon Sample — and NASA Hopes to See the Data

China's Chang'e-5 probe is on its way to the Moon for a mission that could bring back the first samples of lunar rocks and…

2 weeks ago

A 100-Meter Rotating Liquid Mirror Telescope on the Moon? Yes Please.

A team from UT Austin has renewed a proposal for a liquid-mirror telescope on the Moon that could study the…

2 weeks ago

NASA is Looking for Ideas on How to Jump-Start a Lunar Economy!

To ensure that their payloads can get to the Moon, NASA is one again enlisting the help of HeroX to…

4 weeks ago

NASA Announces the Discovery of Water in the Sunlit Parts of the Moon

A new study, based on SOFIA data, has found that water can exist in sunlit areas on the Moon, not…

1 month ago