the moon

A Massive Solar Storm was Detected on Earth, Mars, and the Moon

The coronal mass ejection on October 28th, 2021, was measured by missions on Earth, the Moon, and Mars for the…

2 months ago

Orion Splashes Down in the Pacific Ocean, Completing the Artemis I Mission

The Artemis I mission has splashed down, ending its mission and validating the technology that will take astronauts back to…

10 months ago

Were Phobos and Deimos Once a Single Martian Moon That Split up? Not Likely, says New Study

A new study has cast doubt on the theory that Mars' moons Phobos and Deimos were once a single moon…

1 year ago

The Moon’s Ancient Volcanoes Could Have Created Ice Sheets Dozens of Meters Thick

Everyone loves looking at the Moon, especially through a telescope. To see those dark and light patches scattered across its…

1 year ago

One Crater on the Moon is Filled with Ice and Gas that Came from a Comet Impact

After reanalyzing data from the LRO mission, a team of scientists has determined that water ice observed in a lunar…

2 years ago

Volcanism on the Moon Ended About 2 Billion Years ago

An international team examined lunar rocks brought back by the Chang'e-5 mission, and determined that volcanism ended on the Moon…

2 years ago

Apollo Rocks Reveal the Moon’s Early History

A new analysis of lunar rock samples has revealed details about its early history, particularly how the Moon's iron core…

3 years 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 years ago

The Moon is an Ideal Spot for a Gravitational Wave Observatory

A prestigious pair of astronomers have published a paper recommending that a gravitational wave observatory be built on the far…

3 years ago

NASA is Giving the SLS a “Green Run” to Prepare it for Launch in Late 2021

Engineers at NASA's Stennis Space Center have resumed tests of the Core Stage of the Space Launch System (SLS) in…

3 years ago