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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…

3 weeks 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.

3 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.

2 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…

2 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…

3 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…

3 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

Moonbase by 2022 For $10 Billion, Says NASA

According to a series of articles produced by NASA and industry specialists, a lunar base could be built in a…

4 years ago

We Explored Pluto, Now Let’s Explore The Nearest Star!

With the recent milestone achieved by the New Horizons mission, many are contemplating what our next space exploration goal should…

4 years ago