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Help NASA Develop a Better Space Toilet

HeroX is one again hosting a NASA challenge, this time to develop a space toilet that will facilitate lunar exploration.

4 days ago

Do We Now Understand Why the Moon’s Near and Far Sides Look So Dramatically Different?

The Moon is easily the most well-studied object in the Solar System, (other than Earth, of course.) But it still…

2 weeks ago

Last Year’s Total Solar Eclipse on Earth, Seen From the Moon

On July 2, 2019, the Moon cast its shadow on the surface of the Earth. This time, the shadow's path…

2 weeks ago

How SpaceX is Changing Starship to be Able to Land on the Moon

Elon Musk recently revealed more details about the HLS Starship, which could be taking astronauts back to the Moon.

4 weeks ago

Practical Ideas for Farming on the Moon and Mars

Recent research supported by NASA shows how algae-growing greenhouses could lead to colonies on the Moon and Mars that are…

4 weeks ago

Want to Mine Ice on the Moon? Scientists Create a Map for Where to Start

The first lunar maps consisted of simply the best images of the Moon from Earth-based telescopes, which were converted to…

1 month ago

NASA Proposes the Artemis Accords. The New Rules for Lunar Exploration

NASA just released a series of principles designed to foster exploration and cooperation in lunar exploration, called the Artemis Accords.

2 months ago

This Laser Powered Rover Could Stay in the Shadows on the Moon and Continue to Explore

The craters on the Moon's poles are in permanent shadow. But they're also intriguing locations, due to deposits of water…

2 months ago

This “All Terminator” Image of the Moon isn’t Actually Possible to See. But it Sure is Beautiful

"This moon might look a little funny to you, and that's because it is an impossible scene," wrote photographer Andrew…

2 months ago

Want to Mine the Moon? Here’s a Detailed Map of all its Minerals

The USGS' Astrogeology Science Center has released a complete mineral map of the Moon, which the lunar mining crowd is…

2 months ago