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The Moon Could Have Gathered Some of its Water from the Earth’s Atmosphere

Our Moon is a fascinating world that has captivated us since time immemorial. Long before the first telescope was invented,…

5 months ago

China’s Lander Has Detected Water on the Moon

China’s Chang’e-5 lunar lander has found evidence of hydroxyl (OH) on the Moon. Hydroxyl is a close chemical cousin of…

11 months ago

China and Russia Announce their Future Plans for the Moon, Including a Human Base

China and Russia have released a Guide that details their plans for a lunar base that will rival NASA's, and…

1 year ago

China and Russia Will Be Partners in a Lunar Research Station

There are many paths to the Moon, and not all of them go through the Lunar Gateway. This week, the…

2 years ago

How do you get Power into Your Lunar Base? With a Tower of Concrete Several Kilometers High

It sounds like science fiction, but building an enormous tower several kilometers high on the Lunar surface may be the…

2 years ago

Astronaut Pee Will Help Build Bases on the Moon

In a strange development, a new ESA-supported study has shown that urine could actually help astronauts build bases on the…

3 years 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 years ago

How Do We Colonize the Moon?

Welcome back to our series on Colonizing the Solar System! Today, we take a look at that closest of celestial…

3 years ago

Dust off Your Lunar Colony Plans. There’s Definitely Ice at the Moon’s Poles.

A team of American scientists have found the first definitive evidence of water on the Moon, which makes plans for…

4 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…

4 years ago