moon exploration

Do Protons Decay? The Answer Might be on the Moon

Does proton decay exist and how do we search for it? This is what a recently submitted study hopes to…

4 weeks ago

How Much Water Would a Self-Sustaining Moonbase Need?

As humanity returns to the Moon in the next few years, they’re going to need water to survive. While resupplies…

2 months ago

Japan’s Lunar Lander Survives its Third Lunar Night

Space travel and exploration was never going to be easy. Failures are sadly all too common but it's wonderful to…

3 months ago

NASA is Building an Electrodynamic Shield to Deal with all that Dust on the Moon and Mars

Exploration of the Moon or other dusty environments comes with challenges. The lunar surface is covered in material known as…

3 months ago

Wireless Power Transmission Could Enable Exploration of the Far Side of the Moon

How can future lunar exploration communicate from the far side of the Moon despite never being inline with the Earth?…

3 months ago

Finally, an Explanation for the Moon’s Radically Different Hemispheres

Pink Floyd was wrong, there is no dark side to the Moon. There is however, a far side. The tidal…

3 months ago

China’s Next Lunar Relay Satellite Blasts Off

Communication between spacecraft relies upon line of site technology, if anything is in the way, communication isn’t possible. Exploration of…

4 months ago

Japan’s SLIM Lander Finds Power Even Though It’s Face Down

The Moon is a bit of a hot bed for exploration of late.  The Japanese agency JAXA have been getting…

6 months ago

China Reveals How it’s Planning to Search for Water Ice at the Moon’s South Pole

It’s been a big week for Chinese space exploration. First a successful test flight of Zhuque-3 and this week we…

6 months ago

Europe is Working on a Multi-Purpose Habitat for the Moon

With NASA gearing up to send humans back to the Moon in the next few years with the Artemis missions…

8 months ago