earth moon system

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 year ago

OK, Artemis. Now You’re Just Showing Off. A Stunning View of the Moon Eclipsing Earth From the Orion Spacecraft

Have you ever seen a lunar eclipse of the Earth from the far side of the Moon? Now we have.…

1 year ago

Lucy Took This Picture of Earth as it was Making its Gravity Assist Maneuver

We may take it for granted, but every day we receive picture postcards from the robotic travelers we have sent…

1 year ago

What is the Maximum Number of Moons that Earth Could Have?

In a recent study published in Earth and Planetary Astrophysics, a team of researchers from the University of Texas at…

2 years ago

70 Million Years Ago, Days Were 30 Minutes Shorter, According to this Ancient Clam

Has humanity been doing it all wrong? We're busy staring off into space with our futuristic, ultra-powerful telescopes, mesmerized by…

4 years ago

When the Impact that Created the Moon Happened, the early Earth was still a ball of magma

A new study has illustrated how the impact between a proto-Earth and a Mars-sized object could have led the Moon…

5 years ago

One of the Oldest Earth Rocks Turned up on the Moon, of all Places

A recent study has determined that the oldest sample of Earth rock ever discovered (~4 billion years old) was actually…

5 years ago

Jupiter-bound Juno Probe Back in Full Operation After Earth Flyby Glitch

Juno swoops over Argentina This reconstructed day side image of Earth is one of the 1st snapshots transmitted back home…

11 years ago