apollo missions

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…

5 months ago

Apollo 15 Astronaut Al Worden has Passed Away

The world recently lost another luminary, NASA astronaut Al Worden, who was part of the Apollo program and piloted the…

6 months ago

The Moon’s Magnetosphere Used to be Twice as Strong as the Earth’s

A new MIT-led study has shown how the Moon once had a more powerful magnetic field than Earth and why…

9 months ago

NASA is Testing a Coating to Help Astronauts and Their Equipment Shed Dangerous Lunar Dust

NASA is developing an advanced new coating that could protect everything from spacecraft systems to astronauts from harmful lunar dust.

11 months ago

Breathing Lunar Dust Could Give Astronauts Bronchitis and Even Lung Cancer

According to a new study, one of the greatest health risks posed by missions to the Moon could be the…

2 years ago

Settle the Moon Before Mars, Says Astronaut Chris Hadfield

In a recent interview, former astronaut and science communicator Chris Hadfield advocating settling the Moon before going to Mars.

3 years ago

Study of Moon Rocks Suggest Interior of the Moon is Really Dry

A new study of the "Rusty Rocks" returned by the Apollo 16 mission suggest that the Moon's interior is very…

3 years ago

The Moon is Older than We Thought, says New Study

According to a new study from UCLA which conducted uranium-lead dating on Moon rocks, the Moon is older than previously…

4 years ago

What is Moon Mining?

The idea of Moon mining has been around for decades, and is becoming more attractive thanks to the NewSpace industry…

4 years ago

Scientists Identify the Source of the Moon’s Water

Using lunar samples from the Apollo missions, scientists have determined that the majority of water inside the Moon was delivered…

4 years ago