moon dust

The Strange Swirls on the Lunar Surface are Somehow Related to Topography

The Moon is the most studied object in space. But our nearest neighbour still holds a few mysteries. One of…

3 months ago

The Surface of the Moon is Electrically Charged, Which Could Allow a Hovering Robot to Explore it

A team from MIT has developed a concept for a robotic mission that would use ion beams to levitate on…

6 months 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

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…

4 years ago

What is Lunar Regolith?

When you're walking around on soft ground, do you notice how your feet leave impressions? Perhaps you've tracked some of…

7 years ago

Europe’s Plans to Visit the Moon in 2018

The European Space Agency is aiming for the Moon with their Lunar Lander mission, anticipated to arrive on the lunar…

10 years ago

Forgotten Apollo Data Could Solve Moon Dust Problem

Old, forgotten data from three Apollo moon missions could help overcome one of the biggest environmental hurdles facing future lunar…

14 years ago