South Pole-Aitken Basin

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…

2 months 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…

2 months 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…

3 months 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…

5 months 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…

10 months 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…

12 months 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,…

1 year 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…

1 year ago

Chang’e-4 Lander and its Rover Have Turned up new Mysteries on the Moon’s far side. The Moon’s Mantle Blasted Onto the Surface?

China's Chang'e-4 lunar mission recently gathered data that suggests that the impact that created the largest impact crater on the…

2 years ago

China’s Chang’e-4 Lands on the Far Side of the Moon

China's Chang'e-4 mission made history on Jan. 2nd when it became the first mission to land on the "dark side"…

2 years ago