Moon

NASA and Seven Countries Sign the Artemis Accords for the Exploration of the Moon. Russia Declined to Participate

It looks like Russia is thumbing its nose at international cooperation on the Moon. They've refused to sign the Artemis…

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This Martian Lava Tube Skylight is 50 Meters Across. The Biggest Lava Tube on Earth is Only 15 Meters Across

NASA's Mariner 9 was the first spacecraft to orbit another planet when it reached Mars in late 1971. It got…

6 days ago

This is a Landslide… on the Moon

Landslides bringing you down? Landslides can be found all across our own planet Earth, on all seven continents plus the…

1 week ago

We Might Have a New Mini-Moon Soon

Is it a new asteroid mini--moon or a human-made mini-moon? That’s the question about a small object approaching Earth, called…

3 weeks ago

Check Out How Big the Planets and the Moon Will be in Our Sky Over the Next Two Years

Everything in space is moving. Galaxies collide and merge, massive clouds of gas migrate, and asteroids, comets, and rogue planets…

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Earth’s Oxygen Could be Making the Moon Rust

It takes oxygen to make iron rust. So when scientists discovered hematite spread widely through lunar high latitudes, they were…

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Lava Tubes on the Moon and Mars are Really, Really Big. Big Enough to Fit an Entire Planetary Base

Could lava tubes on the Moon and Mars play a role in establishing a human presence on those worlds? Possibly,…

2 months ago

800 Million Years Ago, it Was Raining Asteroids on the Earth and Moon

Natural processes here on Earth continually re-shape the planet's surface. Craters from ancient asteroid strikes are erased in a short…

3 months ago

The Moon Might Have Formed a Little Later than Originally Believed

A new study indicates that the Moon is actually younger than we thought, and wasn't finished forming until the Earth's…

3 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…

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