Moon

Chinese Probe Lands on Moon’s Far Side to Collect Samples for Return

After touching down on the moon's far side, China's Chang'e-6 lander is collecting samples to bring back to Earth —…

2 months ago

Japanese Billionaire Calls Off His Starship Trip Around the Moon

Six years after he announced a grand plan to fly around the moon with a crew of artists in SpaceX's…

2 months ago

SpaceX Shows Off Its New Extravehicular Activity Suit

In February 2022, SpaceX and entrepreneur/philanthropist Jared Isaacman (commander of the Inspiration4 mission) announced they were launching a new program…

2 months ago

China is Going Back to the Moon Again With Chang'e-6

On Friday, May 3rd, the sixth mission in the Chinese Lunar Exploration Program (Chang'e-6) launched from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch…

3 months ago

China Creates a High-Resolution Atlas of the Moon

Multiple space agencies are looking to send crewed missions to the Moon's southern polar region in this decade and the…

3 months ago

Next Generation Ion Engines Will Be Extremely Powerful

During the Space Race, scientists in both the United States and the Soviet Union investigated the concept of ion propulsion.…

3 months ago

Here's the Total Solar Eclipse, Seen From Space

On Monday, April 8th, people across North America witnessed a rare celestial event known as a total solar eclipse. This…

3 months ago

Start Your Engines: NASA Picks 3 Teams to Work on Lunar Terrain Vehicle

Some of the biggest names in aerospace --- and the automotive industry --- will play roles in putting NASA astronauts…

4 months ago

China's Relay Satellite is in Lunar Orbit

On March 20th, China's Queqiao-2 ("Magpie Bridge-2") satellite launched from the Wenchang Space Launch Site LC-2 on the island of…

4 months ago

Northrup Grumman is Studying How to Build a Railway on the Moon

Roughly two years and six months from now, as part of NASA's Artemis III mission, astronauts will set foot on…

4 months ago