lunar dust

Astronauts Could Dust off Themselves and Equipment on the Moon With an Electron Beam

In the near future, astronauts could use a handheld electron beam to remove lunar dust from their suits and hardware.

6 months ago

Lunar Dust is Still One of The Biggest Challenges Facing Moon Exploration

The ESA is investing in research that will lead to spacesuits and materials that can handle one of the biggest…

1 year ago

Finally! A Solution to Deal With Sticky Lunar Dust

As a wise man once said, “I don’t like sand.  It’s coarse and rough and irritating - and it gets…

1 year 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.

2 years ago

Building Bricks on the Moon From Lunar Dust

As part of their plan to establish an "international lunar village" on the Moon in the coming decades, the ESA…

3 years ago

The Moon

Look up in the night sky. On a clear night, if you're lucky, you'll catch a glimpse of the Moon…

6 years ago

NASA’s Highly Productive LADEE Dust Explorer Probe Crashes into the Moon as Planned

NASA's LADEE lunar orbiting dust and atmosphere explorer probe has bitten the dust and crashed into the Moon’s surface exactly…

8 years ago

NASA Announces ‘Take the Plunge’ Contest – Guess when LADEE Hits the Moon – Soon!

You can enter NASA’s ‘Take the Plunge’ contest and guess LADEE’s impending lunar impact date, expected on or before April…

8 years ago

Low-Flying Moon Probe Spies Craters And Mountains While Seeking Stars

While NASA's newest lunar probe was tracking the stars, it also captured the moon! This series of star tracker images…

8 years ago

NASA Extends LADEE Dust Explorer for Bonus Lunar Science

Depiction of NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) observatory as it approaches lunar orbit.Credit: NASA Ames/Dana Berry LADEE…

8 years ago