Moon

South Korea’s Danuri Mission Sends Home Pictures of the Earth and Moon

The Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) both ended 2022 and started 2023 on a very high note as its first-ever…

1 week ago

NASA has Simulated a Tiny Part of the Moon Here on Earth

Before going to the Moon, the Apollo astronauts trained at various sites on Earth that best approximated the lunar surface,…

1 week ago

A new way to Peer Into the Permanently Shadowed Craters on the Moon, Searching for Deposits of Water ice

Not all flashlights are created equal. Some are stronger, consume more power, or have features such as blinking or strobes.…

3 weeks ago

One Day There Could be a Pipeline of Oxygen Flowing From the Moon’s South Pole

The Artemis program intends to put humans on the Moon for the first time since NASA's Apollo missions. But Artemis…

4 weeks ago

A Rover Could Weave its Way Between Patches of Sunlight on the Lunar South Pole

In any plan to establish a presence on the Moon, the South Pole is key. There, in the deep permanent…

1 month ago

Want to Build Structures on the Moon? Just Blast the Regolith With Microwaves

Microwaves are useful for more than just heating up leftovers. They can also make landing pads on other worlds -…

1 month ago

The Solar Wind is Creating Water on the Surface of the Moon

Water on the Moon has been a hot topic in the research world lately. Since its first unambiguous discovery back…

1 month ago

Navigation Could be Done on the Moon Just by Looking at Nearby Landmarks

When humans start living and working on the Moon in the Artemis missions, they're going to need good navigational aids.…

1 month ago

Watch a NASA Supercut of the Entire Artemis I Mission, From Launch to Landing

In case you missed any of the 25-day flight of Artemis 1, NASA has compiled a 25-minute highlight reel that…

2 months ago

In Case you Missed it, Here are Some Amazing Pictures of Mars Hiding Behind the Moon

Last week gave us a celestial triple header, all in one night. The Moon was full and Mars was at…

2 months ago