Moon

Artemis Missions Should Bring Ice Home From the Moon Too

In a recent white paper, a team of scientists proposed that NASA's Artemis astronauts should also bring back samples of…

3 days ago

NASA Will Pay You to Retrieve Regolith and Rocks from the Moon

NASA is offering to pay commercial contractors to retrieve lunar regolith and rocks to demonstrate their ability to harvest resources…

1 week ago

Earth’s Oxygen Could be Making the Moon Rust

It takes oxygen to make iron rust. So when scientists discovered hematite spread widely through lunar high latitudes, they were…

2 weeks ago

Lunar Landings Will Make it Harder to Study the Moon’s Ice Deposits

A new study led by researchers from the JHUAPL indicates that future missions to the Moon could contaminate the lunar…

1 month ago

Lava Tubes on the Moon and Mars are Really, Really Big. Big Enough to Fit an Entire Planetary Base

Could lava tubes on the Moon and Mars play a role in establishing a human presence on those worlds? Possibly,…

1 month ago

China’s Mars Mission Took This Picture of the Earth and Moon

No matter where you are, where you’ve been and where you’re going, it’s always good to see home.  And we…

2 months ago

Radishes Can Likely Grow in Lunar Regolith

For many of us, gardening has been a therapeutic distraction during this time of pandemic quarantine. But some researchers from…

2 months ago

The Moon is an Ideal Spot for a Gravitational Wave Observatory

A prestigious pair of astronomers have published a paper recommending that a gravitational wave observatory be built on the far…

2 months ago

800 Million Years Ago, it Was Raining Asteroids on the Earth and Moon

Natural processes here on Earth continually re-shape the planet's surface. Craters from ancient asteroid strikes are erased in a short…

2 months ago

The Moon Might Have Formed a Little Later than Originally Believed

A new study indicates that the Moon is actually younger than we thought, and wasn't finished forming until the Earth's…

2 months ago