Mare Imbrium

Apollo 17 Astronauts Brought Home Samples From the Oldest Impact Crater on the Moon

Internal geological processes on the moon are almost non-existent.  However, when it gets smacked by a space rock, its surface…

3 months ago

The Moon’s Mare Imbrium Was Hit By Protoplanetary Size Impactor

The asteroid that punched an “eye” in the Moon is about 10 times more massive than originally thought. Researchers say…

5 years ago

China Launches Moon Mission to Test Key Lunar Sample Return Technologies

China launched a robotic mission to the Moon today (Oct. 23 EDT/Oct. 24 BJT) that will test a slew of…

7 years ago

China’s Yutu Moon rover starts Lunar Day 4 Awake but Ailing

Chang’e-3/Yutu Timelapse Color Panorama This newly expanded timelapse composite view shows China’s Yutu moon rover at two positions passing by…

8 years ago

NASA Lunar Orbiter snaps Spectacular Images of Yutu Moon Rover driving around Chang’e-3 Lander

Yutu rover drives around Chang’e-3 lander – from Above And Below Composite view shows China’s Yutu rover and tracks driving…

8 years ago

China’s Yutu Moon Rover Unable to Properly Maneuver Solar Panels

This time-lapse color panorama from China’s Chang’e-3 lander shows the Yutu rover at two different positions during its trek over…

8 years ago

Yutu Moon Rover Starts 3rd Night Time Hibernation But Technical Problems Persist

Chang’e-3/Yutu Timelapse Color Panorama This newly expanded timelapse composite view shows China’s Yutu moon rover at two positions passing by…

8 years ago

China’s Yutu Moon Rover Alive and Awake for 3rd Lunar Day of Exploration despite Malfunction

Yutu Lives! The little ‘rabbit’ beloved worldwide has now phoned home and actually survived the perils of the long lunar…

8 years ago

Time for Earth to bid China’s Yutu Moon Rover Farewell ?

Farewell Yutu - artistic impression of Earthrise over Yutu at lunar landing site. This composite timelapse photomosaic combines farewell view…

8 years ago

Awaiting Yutu’s Phone Home on Lunar Day 3

Will Yutu Phone Home ? This composite view shows China’s Yutu rover heading south and away forever from the Chang’e-3…

8 years ago