South Pole-Aitken Basin

China and Russia Announce their Future Plans for the Moon, Including a Human Base

China and Russia have released a Guide that details their plans for a lunar base that will rival NASA's, and…

5 months ago

The Largest Crater on the Moon Reveals Secrets About its Early History

One of the oldest, deepest, and largest impact craters on the Moon provides a window into the history and makeup…

9 months ago

NASA Has a New Challenge to Bring Frozen Samples of the Moon Back to Earth

The NASA Lunar Deep Freeze Challenge is looking for innovative ideas on how to bring back ice samples from the…

1 year ago

Artemis Missions Should Bring Ice Home From the Moon Too

In a recent white paper, a team of scientists proposed that NASA's Artemis astronauts should also bring back samples of…

1 year ago

Lunar Landings Will Make it Harder to Study the Moon’s Ice Deposits

A new study led by researchers from the JHUAPL indicates that future missions to the Moon could contaminate the lunar…

1 year ago

NASA Chooses 10 Projects that Will Help it Live Off the Land… on the Moon

NASA has announced that it is investing in ten small business concepts that will allow astronauts to explore the Moon…

1 year ago

China Releases New Pictures From the Surface of the Moon

China's Chang'e-4 mission just released a trove of data collected by the lander and rover during its year-long exploration of…

2 years ago

China’s Yutu-2 Rover has now Traveled Over 345 Meters Across the Surface of the Moon

As of Dec. 4th, the Yutu 2 rover element of the Chang'e-4 mission had traveled a total of over 345…

2 years ago

NASA is Testing a Rover That Could Search For Water Ice on The Moon

NASA has plans to send the VIPER rover to the South Pole of the Moon to look for water ice,…

2 years ago

That Explains a Lot. The Moon’s Largest Crater has a Chunk of Metal Embedded in it That’s 5 Times Bigger than the Big Island of Hawaii

One of the largest craters in the Solar System is on our Moon. It's called the South Pole-Aitken (SPA) basin…

2 years ago