moon rocks

Chang’e-5 Returned an Exotic Collection of Moon Rocks

Scientists have begun studying the samples returned from the Moon by China’s Chang’e-5 mission in December 2020, and a group…

2 months ago

Did the Moon Ever Have a Magnetosphere?

New research led by Rochester University has shown the Moon had a short-lived magnetosphere, which has implications for future lunar…

4 months ago

That Strange Gel-Like Material Discovered by China’s Lunar Rover? It’s Just Rock

In January 2019, China landed its Chang'e 4 mission on the Moon's far side. The Yutu-2 rover got busy exploring…

1 year ago

Study of Moon Rocks Suggest Interior of the Moon is Really Dry

A new study of the "Rusty Rocks" returned by the Apollo 16 mission suggest that the Moon's interior is very…

4 years ago

What is Moon Mining?

The idea of Moon mining has been around for decades, and is becoming more attractive thanks to the NewSpace industry…

5 years ago

Searching for Moon Rocks Here on Earth

[/caption] Wanted: Moon rocks. Whereabouts: Unknown. Alarmingly, some of our Moon rocks are missing! After the Apollo Moon landings, then-U.S.…

12 years ago

Moon Rock Will Return to Space Aboard Endeavour

CREDIT: ONORBIT.COM/EVEREST In May of last year, we followed the story of former astronaut Scott Parazynski, as he climbed Mt.…

12 years ago