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Chang’e-4 Wraps Up a Year Roving on the Far Side of the Moon

During its 370 days on the lunar surface, China's Yutu 2 rover has broken multiple records - including distance traveled…

1 week ago

The Moon’s Magnetosphere Used to be Twice as Strong as the Earth’s

A new MIT-led study has shown how the Moon once had a more powerful magnetic field than Earth and why…

2 weeks ago

SpaceX is Sure They’ll be Able to Land Starship on the Moon in 2022

As the president of SpaceX said at the 2019 IAC, the company hopes to conduct missions to the Moon by…

3 months ago

Lockheed Wins the Contract to Build Six More Orion Capsules

NASA and Lockheed Martin have finalized their contract for the delivery of the 6 to 12 Orion capsules that will…

4 months ago

Musk Shares the Latest Progress on the Starship Prototypes

Elon Musk just released new images that showcase the progress being made on the Starship prototypes

4 months ago

India has Located the Vikram Lander, But it’s Still not Communicating With Home

The ISRO has confirmed the location of their Vikram lander on the lunar surface, but is uncertain if it survived…

4 months ago

The Spaceline: an Elevator From the Earth to the Moon –

A team of scientists recently proposed an alternative to a Space Elevator - the "Spaceline", a tether that extends from…

5 months ago

By Continuously Watching the Moon, we Could Detect Interstellar Meteorites

In a new study, a pair Harvard scientists calculated how often interstellar objects could collide with our Moon, and how…

5 months ago

How Do We Colonize the Moon?

Welcome back to our series on Colonizing the Solar System! Today, we take a look at that closest of celestial…

5 months ago

There May be Thick Ice Deposits on the Moon and Mercury

According to a new analysis of LRO and MESSENGER data, the ice deposits on the Moon and Mercury could be…

5 months ago