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Chefs on the Moon Will be Cooking up Rocks to Make air and Water

NASA has delayed their Artemis mission to the Moon, but that doesn't mean a return to the Moon isn't imminent.…

2 months ago

What Are Asteroids Made Of?

What are asteroids made of? Asteroids are made mostly of rock -- with some composed of clay and silicate --…

6 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

Asteroids: 10 Interesting Facts About These Space Rocks

At first glance, looking at a bunch of space rocks doesn't sound that exciting. Like, aren't they just a bunch…

7 years ago

Moon Dust Could ‘Engulf’ Lunar Rovers — Especially During Sunrise and Sunset

That video above is perhaps the ultimate off-roading adventure: taking a rover out for a spin on the moon. Look…

8 years ago

The Moon Is Toxic

As our closest neighbor in space, a time-capsule of planetary evolution and the only world outside of Earth that humans…

9 years ago

Rivers of Rock

The Moon may not have ever had liquid water on its surface -- despite the use of the term mare,…

9 years ago

Surface of the Moon

[/caption]Despite the close proximity between the Earth and the Moon, there's a big difference between the surface of the Moon…

12 years ago