Moon

NASA Picks SpaceX to Land Astronauts on the Moon!

NASA has selected SpaceX to develop the Human Landing System (HLS) that will bring the "first woman and next man"…

3 weeks ago

One Idea for a Lunar Lava Tube Explorer

Lava tubes on the moon are some of the most interesting, and difficult, places to explore in the solar system. …

1 month ago

A 1-Stage, Fully Reusable Lunar Lander Makes the Most Sense for Returning Humans to the Moon

A study conducted by researchers from Moscow and MIT has determined that a reusable lunar lander is the best option…

1 month ago

Exploring the Moon’s Shadowed Regions Using Beamed Energy

NASA is exploring new concepts for its long-awaited return to the Moon, one of which promises to "beam" power wherever…

1 month ago

A Plan to Store Seeds, Spores, Eggs and Sperm on the Moon for Safekeeping

Always have a back up plan.  Some people take that axiom to the highest levels develop backup plans for life…

2 months ago

Remembering NASA Flight Director Glynn Lunney, 1936-2021

Legendary NASA flight director Glynn Lunney has passed away at age 84. Lunney played a key role in the early…

2 months ago

China and Russia Will Be Partners in a Lunar Research Station

There are many paths to the Moon, and not all of them go through the Lunar Gateway. This week, the…

2 months ago

How do you get Power into Your Lunar Base? With a Tower of Concrete Several Kilometers High

It sounds like science fiction, but building an enormous tower several kilometers high on the Lunar surface may be the…

2 months ago

Apollo Rocks Reveal the Moon’s Early History

A new analysis of lunar rock samples has revealed details about its early history, particularly how the Moon's iron core…

2 months ago

The Most Recent Volcanic Activity on the Moon? Just 100 Million Years ago

Regions of the Moon known as irregular mare patches - formed by magma cooling from a volcanic eruption - have…

2 months ago