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First Look At Chandrayaan-2, Takes Off On July 15 For Moon

India's second mission to the moon, Chandrayaan-2, is scheduled to lift off at 2:51 am on July 15 from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. Space agency ISRO is giving final touches to the 3.8 ton satellite......

First Look At Chandrayaan-2, Takes Off On July 15 For Moon

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Everything to Know About July’s Full Buck Moon — the First Full Moon of Summer Calling all stargazers! The so-called Full Buck Moon is on the horizon — so get ready to enjoy the show. As astronomy buffs might already know, this month’s full moon is due on July 16, and brings with it a partial lunar eclipse that̵...
04:48, 07/14/2019

India to launch second moon mission in July NEW DELHI (AP) — India says it will launch a second moon mission next month aimed at landing a rover near the southern pole, which hasn’t been explored so far. Indian Space Research Organization Chairman K. Sivan says the moon landing is expect...
07:16, 06/12/2019

India Plans to Launch Moon Mission in July (Bloomberg) — India will launch a lunar mission on July 15, attempting to become the fourth country to land on the moon and cementing its place among the world’s space faring nations. The Chandrayaan-2 mission aims to deliver a rover to a...
05:32, 06/12/2019

Starwatch: Earth's shadow takes a bite out of the moon Most of us will get a chance this week to see a partial lunar eclipse. Though not if you live in North America, Greenland or northern RussiaA partial lunar eclipse is visible from much of the world this week. Only North America, Greenland and norther...
03:32, 07/15/2019

From Waking Up to Planting a Flag on the Moon, Here’s How the Apollo 11 Astronauts Spent July 20, 1969 The triumph of the astronauts, especially Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, was more than a victory for the United States, but instead a victorious moment for all mankind and no other moment will seem as big until we reach beyond the m...
05:16, 07/20/2019

PACC takes in more than 200 pets over July 4 weekend TUCSON – Despite holding a free microchip clinic and advising the community about fireworks safety tips for pets, Pima Animal Care Center took in about 211 new pets after the Fourth of July. On Friday, the shelter opened up to take in lost animals. N...
19:16, 07/08/2019

New mansion tax takes effect in New York on July 1 Two giant real estate deals were announced in New York City, sparking hope of a potential rebound in luxury Manhattan real estate, but a closer look reveals there may be trouble on the horizon. CNBC's Robert Frank reports....
06:16, 06/06/2019

India's historic Moon mission takes off after week-long delay One week after a "technical snag" forced the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) to delay the launch of its Chandrayaan-2, the lunar mission launched today. It appears to be back on track, and if all goes well, it will be India's first sof...
09:32, 07/22/2019

The last 'Splatoon 2' Splatfest takes place July 18th It's once again time to wave goodbye to a Splatoon game as you know it -- Nintendo has revealed that Splatoon 2's last Splatfest will start on July 18th. This "Final Fest" will run for a lengthy 72 hours and ask players to support Chaos or...
16:00, 06/09/2019

Trump Takes Over July 4 Celebration; Changes Venue, May Deliver Speech President Donald Trump has effectively taken charge of the nation's premier Fourth of July celebration in Washington, moving the gargantuan fireworks display from its usual spot on the Mall to be......
02:16, 05/11/2019

Russia plans to deliver missiles to Turkey in July; U.S. takes dim view Russia said on Tuesday it plans to deliver its S-400 missile defense systems to Turkey in July, setting the clock ticking on a U.S. threat to hit Ankara with sanctions if it goes ahead with a deal that has strained ties between the NATO allies....
09:16, 06/11/2019

Trump takes over Fourth of July celebration, changing its location and inserting himself into the program  The president’s starring role has the potential to turn what has long been a nonpartisan celebration of the nation’s founding into another version of a Trump campaign rally....
20:48, 05/10/2019

CBOE JULY 2009 VOLUME AVERAGES 4.3 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY; JULY TRADING VOLUME UP FROM JUNE 2009, DOWN FROM RECORD JULY 2008 Chicago, August 3, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume for July 2009 averaged 4.3 million contracts per day, a decline of 25 percent from 5.7 million contracts average daily volume (ADV) during July 200...
00:32, 05/02/2019

NASA Administrator to Talk Moon Landing Anniversary, Moon to Mars Plans Just days before the 50th anniversary of one of humanity’s greatest achievements – astronauts first walking on the Moon – NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT on Monday, July 15....
08:16, 07/12/2019

Trinamool's Moon Moon Sen Trails BJP's Babul Supriyo In Bengal's Asansol Actor-politician Moon Moon Sen, the Trinamool Congress candidate from Bengal's Asansol is trailing behind BJP's Babul Supriyo. Ms Sen was dubbed the "giant killer" after she defeated a nine-time Left......
23:16, 05/22/2019

Trinamool's Moon Moon Sen Trails Babul Supriyo In Bengal's Asansol Moon Moon Sen, the actor-turned-politician, was the Trinamool's "giant slayer" in 2014. She is trailing BJP's Babul Supriyo in Asansol as the BJP secured a thumping victory in the national elections....
09:48, 05/23/2019

Israel’s SpaceIL, which crashed its lander into the Moon, now says the Moon isn’t challenging enough It’s only been a few months since Israel’s nonprofit space group SpaceIL attempted a soft landing on the Moon. It would have been an extraordinary accomplishment, and the first privately-funded lunar landing ever, but it didn’t exac...
11:48, 06/26/2019

Shoot for the moon; half a century later, the moon is still great for business NEW YORK — Fifty years after humans first visited, businesses are still trying to make a buck off the moon. Hundreds of millions of people were riveted when Apollo 11 landed on the moon on July 20, 1969. Naturally, marketers jumped at the chance to s...
17:32, 06/24/2019

BJP's Babul Supriyo On Verge Of Victory Against Moon Moon Sen In Asansol Union Minister Babul Supriyo, the BJP candidate from Bengal's Asansol, dabbles in a number of roles. He is a singer, television host and even an actor. He joined politics in 2014 and won an unlikely......
09:48, 05/23/2019

First Dog on the Moon and the guest of honour in the desert who never turned up | First Dog on the Moon Rangers and scientists and a white cartoonist converge for the night parrot but where is the night parrot???Greetings from Paraku. I’m here at the Species of the Desert Festival having a lovely time. We are 12 hours drive eastish from Broome on the s...
22:48, 06/23/2019

Moon buggies and bags of poo: what humans left on the moon After 50 years of exploration, the lunar junkyard holds nearly 200 tonnes of objectsMore than half a century of lunar exploration has left its mark on the moon. What Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin described as the “magnificent desolation” of the relentlessly gr...
06:32, 07/19/2019

AMD schedules Epyc Rome for Q3 2019, Navi GPUs in July, and third-generation Ryzen on July 7 In a pre-show Computex 2019 keynote, AMD announced Epyc Rome was coming in Q3 2019, Navi GPUs in July, and third-generation Ryzen on July 7.Read More...
21:48, 05/26/2019

July VIX Futures Trading Volume Rises 64% From July 2011 CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today announced that trading volume in futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (the VIX® Index) during July 2012 totaled nearly two million contracts, well ahead of...
21:16, 05/01/2019

"A Little Violence Happens...": Moon Moon Sen After "Bed Tea" Excuse On a day she made headlines over an ill-advised confession on "bed tea", Moon Moon Sen, the Trinamool Congress candidate in Bengal's Asansol, was heard saying: "A little violence always happens." She......
22:00, 04/29/2019

Full Blue Moon 2019 UK: What is once in a blue moon? 10 superstitious beliefs about the lunar spectacle You may use the phrase "once in a Blue Moon" to describe how often you find a fiver down the back of the sofa, or in reference to how many times you use your gym membership – but where did the saying actually come from?...
11:16, 05/16/2019

Clearing up confusion on payments: If a retailer takes Apple Pay it also takes Google Pay As New York City's MTA adopts contactless payments on some transit lines, people are still confused about who takes Apple, Google and Samsung Pay.        ...
12:16, 05/31/2019

Ashwini Choubey Takes Charge Of Health Ministry; Takes Metro Ride To Work Ashwini Kumar Choubey Tuesday took charge as the Minister of State for Health. He took the metro from his residence to reach Udyog Bhawan station from where he walked down to his office -- Nirman......
05:00, 06/04/2019

'Alexa, take me to the moon.' Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin wants to take astronauts to the moon by 2024 Blue Origin, Amazon CEO and Founder Jeff Bezos' rocket venture, is planning a manned mission to the moon, he announced Thursday.        ...
16:00, 05/09/2019

It Takes One to Know One: A German TV Star Takes On Bullies Carsten Stahl was once a feared gang leader in Berlin. Now, as a television action hero, he is using his fame and the power of his personal story to combat bullying....
08:32, 08/16/2019

Pokemon GO July 2019 Research Quest Rewards: What are the July 2019 Field Research Quests? POKEMON GO Field Research Quests typically rotate every month. Here's everything you need to know, including all the details for the field research quests, tasks and rewards in July 2019....
11:16, 07/01/2019

How did the moon end up where it is? Nearly 50 years since man first walked on the moon, the human race is once more pushing forward with attempts to land on the Earth’s satellite. This year alone, China has landed a robotic spacecraft on the far side of the moon, while India is close t...
02:48, 05/11/2019

Everyone’s going to the moon again. But why? As the 50th anniversary of the first Apollo landing approaches, a host of countries are undertaking lunar missions. What’s behind the new space race?In Pictures: How the world watched the Apollo 11 moon landingAt 2.51am on Monday 15 July, engineers a...
07:17, 07/06/2019

Here’s what we’ve left behind on the moon More than 413,000 pounds: That’s the estimated total weight of all man-made items left on the moon since Apollo 11 astronauts became the first to land there in 1969. This “lunar litter,” as documentary filmmaker Arlen Parsa called it in his 2012 shor...
09:32, 07/18/2019

It Is Really Really Hard to Go to the Moon India was supposed to launch a rocket today that would send a craft to the Moon’s surface, making it the fourth country ever to do so if successful. But with 56 minutes left in the countdown, everything came to a halt, because of a “technical snag.” ...
07:48, 07/15/2019

Where were you when we landed on the moon? Where were you when we landed on the moon? In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, coming later in July, The Post is collecting stories from our readers about what they remember about that day, and how it impacted their lives...
21:00, 06/28/2019

Did Frankenstein go to the Moon? There's a mystery at the heart of the first Moon landing. And no, it's not whether the whole thing was staged. Instead, historians are wondering whether a small company in Manchester helped NASA design its iconic Apollo 11 spacesuit....
06:16, 07/20/2019

The Moon and Its Atmosphere: What You May Not Know Many people are convinced the Moon lacks an atmosphere. They believe it is directly exposed to the vacuum of space. But this is incorrect. In fact, there is an atmosphere on the Moon. It is far less dense than Earth’s and wouldn’t be safe to breathe....
17:32, 07/09/2019

The Moon Sits for Its Portrait A trailblazing exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum explores our fascination with the moon, from the first time Galileo trained his telescope on it to the present....
11:16, 07/03/2019

When the Strawberry Moon will be best for viewing The sweetest moon of the year is finally ripe for viewing. Father’s Day Sunday will end with a glorious full Strawberry Moon — as well as the perfect time to see Jupiter which will shine bright beside it. Eager skywatchers wanting to catc...
12:32, 06/16/2019

Did the moon landing actually happen? Twelve astronauts have been on the moon thus far. And yet these lunar landings are often questioned. But who knows, maybe they're right and nothing is as it seems?...
10:00, 07/18/2019

What to know about not having a half-moon on the nails People typically have a half-moon shape on their nails. This appearance may be less visible in the case of people with malnourishment, anemia, or vitiligo. Learn more about the half-moon on the nails here....
17:32, 06/24/2019

Here’s what we need to build our first moon base Half a century after humans first walked on the moon, a number of private companies and nations are planning to build permanent bases on the lunar surface. Despite the technological progress since the Apollo era, this will be extremely challenging. S...
17:48, 08/06/2019

Can the moon really influence your health? People have long believed that the moon could influence their sleep, their mood, even their fertility. Are any of these beliefs true? We investigate....
18:16, 08/09/2019

How ‘The Twilight Zone’ First Saw Man on the Moon The 1959 pilot episode, airing a decade before the first moon landing, bore what would become the series’ hallmark: narrating Cold War anxieties through a mix of science and superstition....
14:00, 06/25/2019

We Went to the Moon Way Sooner Than We Should Have and That's Amazing On May 25, 1961, President John F. Kennedy made a speech to congress that asked what is likely the most audacious, improbable request ever recorded in the history of politics. That speech asked that Congress commit time, money and considerable resour...
10:00, 07/17/2019

There are thousands of tardigrades on the Moon. Now what? Tardigrades, which live on every continent on Earth, are also (maybe) living on the moon, following the crash of a lunar lander carrying thousands of the microscopic water bears....
05:48, 08/19/2019

GPS on the Moon? NASA’s working on it If you’re driving your car from Portland to Merced, you probably rely on GPS to see where you are. But what if you’re driving your Moon rover from Oceanus Procellarum to the Sea of Tranquility? Actually, GPS should be fine — if this NASA ...
13:16, 07/03/2019

India shoots for the moon India is looking to solidify its place among the world's spacefaring nations with its second unmanned mission to the moon. (July 12)        ...
02:48, 07/12/2019

There is water just under the surface of the moon that we could use When there’s a meteor shower on the moon, the impacts cause puffs of water, which means that it’ll be simple for us to get that water to use for exploration...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Without these women, man would not have walked on the moon Numerous unsung women, from computer engineers and mathematicians to secretaries and seamstresses, helped put a man on the moon. Here are the stories of some of those womenAll 12 people who walked on the moon were men. But among the 400,000 people wh...
22:48, 07/18/2019

Fly me to the moon - holidaying in space On July 21, it will be 50 years since Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon. Soon others could follow — even tourists. Comfort might be low, but the experience would be truly stellar....
12:00, 07/19/2019

Massive asteroid with its own moon set to fly by Earth Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 KW4, which will make a distant pass of Earth on May 25th, is quite a bit different. The large primary...
07:48, 05/23/2019

A black moon rises Wednesday: What is it and can we see it? There’s a black moon on the rise. On Wednesday night, North Americans will get a rare chance to see a “black moon,” which occurs only about every two and a half years, according to Space.com. To be clear, the moon won’t sudden...
13:48, 07/31/2019

New analysis of ‘moonquakes’ indicates the moon isn’t dead We tend to think of the moon as the archetypal “dead” world. Not only is there no life, almost all its volcanic activity died out billions of years ago. Even the youngest lunar lava is old enough to have become scarred by numerous impact craters that...
02:16, 05/18/2019

Starwatch: a meeting between the moon and Jupiter There will be two celestial encounters to savour this weekWhereas our first lunar conjunction of the month (with Mars two weeks ago) took place when the moon was very young, this pairing with Jupiter takes place when the moon is just past full. Our n...
01:16, 05/20/2019

After Math: How long is that in moon years? It's been half an Earth century since humanity first made landfall on its nearest celestial neighbor, and there's plenty of reason to celebrate, but that doesn't mean the news of the world has frozen in place like the flag Apollo 11�...
13:48, 07/21/2019

What Would Happen to Earth if our Moon Were Obliterated? One of the most fascinating things about the evolution of life on Earth is its connection to the sky above. Only under the most precise conditions could tiny molecules have burst forth into life, and those conditions would not have been the same if o...
15:16, 08/01/2019

Super worm moon – in pictures Wednesday night’s rare occurrence of a super worm moon coincided with the equinox. The name is a nod to the emergence of worms from the soil around the time of the March full moon Continue reading......
07:00, 05/01/2019

NASA is going back to the moon but most people in the US don't want to Most people in the US don’t support going to the moon or Mars, according to a recent survey, but about half say they’d take a trip to orbit Earth if given the chance...
10:00, 06/21/2019

The first meals eaten on the Moon were truly bizzare When you’re an astronaut, food options are somewhat limited during missions into space. You can’t exactly order in, and meals have to be preserved and then reconstituted when you’re finally ready to eat them. Apollo 11 astronauts Ne...
16:16, 08/01/2019

50 years after Apollo 11: What really rocketed us to the moon While many of the proud Americans who were involved in the Apollo project are no longer with us 50 years later, the technologies they built live on, will be further refined, and will return us to that lonely world and beyond....
13:16, 07/17/2019

Why Apollo 10 Stopped Just 47,000 Feet From the Moon In a year when we’ll celebrate Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary, it’s worth remembering the pathfinders who completed the same mission with one critical order: don’t actually land on the moon....
14:32, 05/21/2019

Would your mobile phone be powerful enough to get you to the moon? Many people who are old enough to have experienced the first moon landing will vividly remember what it was like watching Neil Armstrong utter his famous quote: “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.”. Half a century later, the...
06:32, 07/16/2019

New study suggests the Moon may be shrinking Earth isn’t the only place that “quakes.” Rocky planets and moons regularly experience similar movements, and faults can form between massive chunks of crust on other worlds the same as they can here on Earth. The Moon is one place ...
18:32, 05/13/2019

First men on the moon ‘came in peace’ to UN Headquarters ‘for all mankind’ As the world remembers Saturday’s 50th anniversary of the “giant leap for mankind” made by all those involved in the pioneering Apollo 11 space programme, we take a look back at the visit made by astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Co...
19:00, 07/19/2019

10 of the best moon-landing anniversary events in the UK The 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s landing, on 20 July 1969, is being celebrated globally but giant leaps aren’t necessary for these ‘missions’ in the UKSeven metres in diameter, artist Luke Jerram’s spherical, internally lit lunar sculpture feature...
23:32, 07/04/2019

This is where the Israeli spacecraft crashed into the moon On April 11, the Israeli Beresheet spacecraft attempted to land on the moon in the ancient volcanic field called the Sea of Serenity -- but it crashed instead. Now, NASA has released images that helped researchers discover the crash site....
01:32, 05/19/2019

The moon is shrinking and quaking. Is this something to worry about? Scientists Monday gave us the unsettling news that our favorite natural satellite, the moon, is shrinking, according to a study.        ...
15:16, 05/13/2019

50 years later, the moon is still great for business NEW YORK (AP) — Brands from the luxury watchmaker Omega to Budweiser and Stouffer’s are paying tribute the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Lego is celebrating with an Apollo 11 lunar lander set. Nabisco is trying to entice space...
00:00, 06/24/2019

Video Games That Let You Travel To The Moon This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 mission and the Moon landing. Five decades ago, NASA used old computers and a lot of math to send men to the moon and bring them back. In honor of this historic event, let’s take a loo...
13:48, 07/20/2019

When America landed on the moon, the whole world did It was an American mission to land on the moon. But it would have been impossible without the rest of the world. The Apollo program relied on a global network of tracking stations and their engineers....
05:16, 07/12/2019

Here’s Every Single Mission to the Moon in One Chart Humans started to work in earnest to get to the moon in the 1950s, when the U.S. and U.S.S.R. initiated a bracing Cold War space race. The Soviets drew first blood in 1959: in that one year, Luna 1 became the first spacecraft to reach the moon. Luna ...
10:48, 07/18/2019

Give Trump a One-Way Ticket to the Moon!!! Donald Trump, like most children, is interested in space travel. Specifically, he’s started voicing a desire for another American mission to the moon and then to Mars....
11:48, 05/14/2019

NASA shake-up in new race to the moon As NASA scrambles to meet U.S. President Donald Trump's mandate to return humans to the moon by 2024, two longtime heads of NASA's human exploration wing were demoted Wednesday in a slew of administrative shakeups, officials said in an internal memo....
23:48, 07/10/2019

There may be far more water on the Moon than previously thought When NASA and other space agencies from around the world eventually send humans back to the Moon in the coming decades they’ll likely be doing so with a goal of eventually establishing scientific settlements in the not-so-distant future. With t...
19:16, 07/23/2019

Apollo 11: fly-tipping us all to the moon? | Letters Humans should not be allowed to turn the moon and planets into a junkyard, writes Phil Murray, while Ian McNicholas says space exploration is vital for the survival of our speciesYour recent series of articles commemorating the Apollo 11 moon landing...
18:16, 07/23/2019

'A thrill ran through me': your moon landing memories Readers share their memories of a life changing shared experience, including relics and photographs from 1969I was 16 years old, sitting in our huge downstairs recreation room with my parents, my brothers and sister, and many of our closest friends. ...
00:16, 07/19/2019

50 years ago man landed on the moon with the help of UA scientists Tucson- 50 years ago the Apollo 11 spacecraft was orbiting the moon on the eve of one of the greatest events in human history. The next day, July 20, 1969, man would step on the lunar surface for the first time. Among the millions watching around the...
10:16, 07/19/2019

Liftoff: the new race to the moon begins With Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Donald Trump and others making plans, the race is on to put people back on the moonFor Nasa employee Ryan Zeigler, the prospect of astronauts returning to the moon got real in late April. He took a call in his Houston labo...
13:48, 05/27/2019

Apollo 11: the fight for the first footprint on the moon The decision to let Neil Armstrong take the first steps on the moon was controversial – especially with his colleague Buzz AldrinIt was 1969. The last year for President Kennedy’s pledge to land a man on the moon and return him safely “before this de...
08:48, 05/25/2019

New doc provides insight into Apollo 11 moon landing As the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing draws near, a new documentary, "Moon Landing: The Lost Tapes," tells the incredible story of mankind’s greatest leap. (July 10)        ...
09:00, 07/10/2019

A Father’s Day spectacle in the sky: Strawberry Moon (AccuWeather) – Father’s Day celebrations will end with a full ‘Strawberry Moon’, the first full moon in the month of June and the last full moon of spring. However, thunderstorms and partially cloudy skies will complicate vie...
19:48, 06/16/2019

The next person to land on the moon may not be American When Neil Armstrong took his “one small step” on July 20, 1969, the future of manned space exploration seemed bright — yet the moon has spun untrampled by humans since Apollo 17 blasted off in December 1972. Fifty years after Apollo 11’s triumph, how...
09:32, 07/18/2019

The Case Against the Apollo 11 Moon Mission On July 13, 1969, just a few days before Apollo XI lifted off into the sky, newspapers across the country ran a syndicated column by Drew Pearson, an infamous figure in mid-century American journalism. Perhaps most famously, he broke the story about ...
18:16, 07/20/2019

Here’s how I’d keep the moon landing ‘gender neutral’ The other day I wrote about my support for purging the word “man” out of the English language when it had to do with anything good. In case I was too subtle, that column was what I call “sartire” — my special blend of sarcasm and satire that comes ou...
19:16, 07/24/2019

Apollo 11 Had 3 Men Aboard, But Only 2 Walked on the Moon. Here’s What it Was Like to Be the Third Michael Collins was the man who got history’s middle seat — literally aboard the Apollo 11 spacecraft, but in more lasting ways too. He was, technically, the second-ranking member of the three-man crew that achieved the historic moon land...
21:48, 07/11/2019

We’re now polluting the moon with near indestructible little creatures An Israeli spacecraft called Beresheet almost made it to the moon in April. It took a selfie with the lunar surface in the background, but then lost contact with Earth and presumably crashed onto the lunar surface. Now it’s been revealed that the mis...
12:16, 08/17/2019

How open source and AI can take us to the Moon, Mars, and beyond As we set our sights on a return to the Moon, as well as future human spaceflight to Mars and beyond, what are the innovations that will get us there?Read More...
14:16, 07/20/2019

50 years later, NASA headed to the moon again Nearly 50 years after Neil Armstrong stepped foot on the moon, part of the storied Apollo program, NASA officials announce they’re going back to the moon, permanently. (July 11)        ...
00:00, 07/11/2019

Amazon’s Bezos says he’ll send a spaceship to the moon WASHINGTON (AP) — Amazon tycoon Jeff Bezos says he’s going to send a spaceship to the moon, joining a resurgence of lunar interest half a century after people first set foot there. Bezos says his space company Blue Origin will land a robotic sh...
14:32, 05/09/2019

How Neil and Buzz Almost Were Stranded on the Moon in 1969 Even after half a century, people still don’t know much about the little broken switch that nearly stranded Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the lunar surface in July of 1969. No one will ever be certain how the switch broke, but Aldrin is pre...
09:32, 07/21/2019

The Moon’s largest crater is hiding something, and astronomers don’t know what Compared to other bodies in our Solar System, Earth’s moon isn’t particularly huge. However, its relatively small size belies one of its most interesting features, which is a colossal crater measuring over 1,500 miles across. Now, researc...
23:16, 06/11/2019

Snowglow can cause the night sky to be twice as bright as a full moon A combination of snow and cloud cover can make light pollution in the sky over 180 times brighter, potentially affecting the sleep cycles of nocturnal animals...
10:48, 08/07/2019

Moon-Landing Technology May Help New Transportation Take Flight The next generation of travel—including the possible return of commercial supersonic airliners—is looking to materials developed for the extreme conditions of the Apollo program....
22:16, 07/14/2019

Astronomers Think They’ve Spotted a Moon Forming Around an Exoplanet Scientists have detected a signal around an exoplanet that might be the signature of a circumplanetary disk—a disk of debris that could one day form into exomoons.Read more......
17:32, 07/12/2019

Share your memories of the Apollo 11 moon landings Do you remember where you were when man first landed on the moon? We’d like to hear from you It’s almost 50 years since US astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first person to set foot on the moon. As his words, “One small step for man, one giant leap...
16:48, 07/12/2019

Recommended Reading: The race back to the Moon Dueling superpowers, rival billionaires. Inside the new race to the Moon Jeffrey Kluger, Time SpaceX, Blue Origin and others are in a heated battle to help NASA return the US to the Moon. Time takes an in-depth look at the new space race and the k....
10:48, 07/20/2019

Strawberry Moon 2019: Best times to watch The Strawberry Moon for 2019 is arriving. Find out why this full moon gets its name and the best places to watch one. There's also a viewing bonus: Jupiter!...
08:32, 06/16/2019

The sneakers inspired by Apollo 11 and the Moon landing NASA's Apollo 11 has had an outsize influence on our culture since July 20th, 1969. That's the day the spaceflight mission successfully completed its lunar landing, paving the way for Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to become the first human...
09:16, 07/20/2019

Chandrayaan-2 To Head Near Moon's South Pole, Where Others Have Not Gone India's Chandrayaan-2 mission after its lift-off from Sriharikota will head close to the South Pole of the Moon for a soft landing. Almost the entire Chandrayaan-2's orbiter, lander and rover have......
21:16, 07/12/2019

Ancient Origins of the Moon: Was it Once Part of Earth? The origin of the Moon has been a subject of research for many years and theories about its creation abound. Hypotheses vary from non-scientific proposals, such as that the Moon is a spaceship, to the currently favored idea that it was formed more th...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Harry, Meghan ‘over the moon’ about their healthy baby boy Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has given birth to a healthy baby boy, a beaming Prince Harry announced to the world, declaring he’s “incredibly proud” of his wife...
08:48, 05/06/2019

Will private companies beat NASA to the Moon? With private companies setting their sights on sending humans to the moon in the near future, it's possible that one could touch down on the lunar surface before NASA astronauts do....
08:16, 08/02/2019

Tardigrades may have survived spacecraft crashing on moon Scientists believe the Beresheet’s unusual cargo may be alive and well on the moonThe odds of finding life on the moon have suddenly rocketed skywards. But rather than elusive alien moonlings, the beings in question came from Earth and were spilled a...
08:48, 08/06/2019

If you act now you can maybe avoid the worst of climate change. But you know you're not going to | First Dog on the Moon The rage inducing, sober reality of it, you could do it but you won’tSign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchandise and prints Continue read...
04:48, 08/02/2019

NASA estimates it will need up to $30 billion for moon landing NASA has touted its bold plan to return American astronauts to the moon by 2024 for months. Now we're starting to get an idea of how much it will cost....
10:48, 06/14/2019

Thousands Of 'Indestructible' Tardigrades May Now Be Living On Moon There might be life on the Moon after all: thousands of virtually indestructible creatures that can withstand extreme radiation, sizzling heat, the coldest temperatures of the universe, and decades......
21:16, 08/06/2019

India to launch moon mission after delay India's space agency is set to make another attempt to launch its second lunar mission, a week after an earlier effort had to be called off. Scientists hope to make a soft landing on the moon's unexplored south pole....
23:32, 07/21/2019

Why do so many people still believe the moon landings were a hoax? – podcast On the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission that first put humans on the moon, Richard Godwin explores why conspiracy theories about the landings still endure. Plus Geoff Andrews on his part in the Guardian’s lunar front page from 1969 – and how...
21:16, 07/16/2019

"Go To Moon": BJP Leader To Adoor Gopalakrishnan After Letter To PM A day after Adoor Gopalakrishnan and others raised voice against violence in the name of religion, a BJP leader in Kerala on Thursday hit out at the renowned auteur saying he was free to shift to the......
21:00, 07/25/2019

India launches historic mission to the Moon With the launch of its Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft, India is planning to join an exclusive group of countries that have successfully landed on the Moon....
11:32, 07/22/2019

What are those mysterious flashes on the moon? One astronomer wants to find out Meteor impacts? Sparkling moon dust? The astronauts' golf clubs? Whatever they are, random, weird flashes of light on the moon have puzzled astronomers for years.        ...
13:48, 06/03/2019

How the Apollo Program Changed Our Understanding of What the Moon Even Is As the ancient planet Theia struck its glancing blow into Tellus, the planet that would become Earth, part of its mantle sloughed off into that of the planet it had struck, but some drove on past, pushing a layer of Tellurian mantle ahead of it like ...
13:48, 07/17/2019

Are We about to See Commercial Development of the Moon? Bigelow Aerospace Says ‘Yes’ If some of the wealthiest and most powerful individuals on the planet have their way, human beings will soon—very soon, in fact—be returning to the Moon. Elon Musk, Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos are all familiar names to most of the public, and if t...
07:32, 07/25/2019

Celebrate the moon with the best films, books and festivals The 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing is coming. In honour of that, here is the cream of the cultural highlights celebrating all things lunar...
05:00, 05/26/2019

Blue moon is coming Saturday night to a sky near you A Blue Moon is coming this weekend. And it's not the craft beer nor Amazon's new spaceship, both of which have appropriated the name.        ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

'The Dish' That Brought Us TV From the Moon Is Still Beaming Signals It's known as "The Dish" and it soars above a nondescript paddock in rural Australia. Without it, hundreds of millions of people would never have seen all of the generation-defining footage of Neil......
05:48, 07/18/2019

There may be more water on the moon than we thought, study finds The study, conducted by researchers from the University of California, determined that many of the shadowed craters on the moon are likely to hold millions of tons of ice, which could come in handy for future moon missions....
13:32, 07/24/2019

The Moon: A Celebration of Our Celestial Neighbour - in pictures Marking the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s ‘small step’ and published to coincide with Royal Museums Greenwich’s exhibition at the National Maritime Museum, The Moon: a Celebration of our Celestial Neighbour explores people’s fascination with t...
09:00, 07/18/2019

India has launched its Chandrayaan 2 mission to the moon India launched its second moon mission on 22 July. The mission will place a lander and rover near the moon’s south pole, a promising site for human exploration...
13:16, 07/22/2019

Apollo 11 Moon landing celebrated with new LEGO set To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, Lego has partnered with NASA to create the LEGO Creator Expert NASA Apollo 11 Lunar Lander....
13:32, 05/30/2019

Japan gets ‘all clear’ to mine Mars’ moon Japan is ready to mine Mars’ largest moon after successfully completing all of the compulsory “space contamination” paperwork. Japanese space agency JAXA hopes to travel to the Mars moon, drill into it and then bring a piece of it b...
10:48, 05/17/2019

Apollo 11 Anniversary: Everything You Need to Read on the Moon Landing The New York Times has been covering the anniversary of the moon landing, looking back at the event’s meaning and forward to humankind’s next giant leaps in space....
11:32, 07/18/2019

Rare Nike 'Moon Shoe' goes up for auction Sotheby's sold 99 pairs of rare sneakers in a private sale before a planned auction Monday, leaving "one of the most significant" pairs of shoes as the sole item up for bid in the auction house's Stadium Goods sale....
15:48, 07/22/2019

Man on the moon? Why we said Apollo 11 was an empty, obsessional quest New Scientist was opposed to the Apollo missions from the start, and complained for decades that the money to send people into space was being wasted. Why were we so grumpy and pessimistic about putting a man on the moon?...
11:00, 07/19/2019

How we made Moon – by Sam Rockwell and Duncan Jones We were concerned the audience wouldn’t know which clone was which. We talked about using a wig, but I stole Ratso Rizzo’s cough for the sick cloneI wanted Sam Rockwell to play the villain in Mute, a film I later made for Netflix. But he wanted to pl...
23:16, 07/22/2019

NASA asks for $1.6bn to send woman to the moon NASA has asked for an extra $1.6bn (£1.2bn) from congress for its new moon mission, which aims to land a woman on the lunar surface for the first time by 2024....
07:48, 05/14/2019

NASA seeks funds for return to Moon NASA unveiled plans to accelerate human exploration of the moon, including a requested $1.6 billion budget increase for 2020, larger spending boosts proposed for later years and enhanced commercial opportunities for rocket and spacecraft suppliers....
07:32, 05/14/2019

NASA put a man on the moon. Now, the Smithsonian is putting a rocket in DC In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, thousands of Americans will have a chance to experience the rocket launch.       ...
10:16, 07/15/2019

Nvidia replicated the moon landing with RTX graphics You may recall that approximately five years ago, Nvidia showed off its latest lighting tech (at the time) by recreating the Apollo 11 moon landing. The video was meant to help debunk moon landing conspiracy theorists who claimed some of the lighting...
21:00, 07/19/2019

NASA wants you to come up with a way to send heavy stuff to the Moon The NASA of today is a whole lot different than the agency that first sent humans to the Moon. While those projects were almost entirely in-house, today’s NASA relies heavily on commercial partners large and small to make its missions happen. N...
21:48, 07/31/2019

NASA Prepares to Send 'First Woman and Next Man' to Moon NASA said it has doubled down on its next giant leap with the Artemis programme that would take "the first woman and the next man" to the lunar surface....
01:48, 07/22/2019

India's moon mission blasts off after delay India's space agency has launched its second lunar mission, a week after an earlier effort had to be called off. Scientists hope to make a soft landing on the moon's unexplored south pole....
03:32, 07/22/2019

Next person on the moon will be a woman, says NASA chief NASA chief Jim Bridenstine has told Sky News he believes the next person to walk on the moon will be a woman - as he warned that space is "getting more and more dangerous" with some nations intent on destroying it....
13:32, 07/15/2019

50 years ago the space race took humans to the moon In 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to walk on the moon. Those first steps were preceded by a fast-paced technological race between the Soviet Union and the USA. Here's how it all started....
08:48, 07/16/2019

NASA wants your memories of the Apollo 11 Moon landing Were you fortunate enough to watch the Apollo 11 Moon landing as it happened, or know someone who did? NASA wants to hear from you. It recently launched a story program that asks the public to submit audio recordings of their Apollo 11 memories in....
03:16, 05/13/2019

Mysterious light flashes keep happening on the moon Researchers at Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg are using a new telescope in Spain to hopefully find some answers.        ...
13:16, 06/04/2019

Toyota is going to build its moon buggy concept News 16 Jul, 2019 The Japanese auto manufacturer and JAXA will build a prototype lunar rover by 2021, ahead of the finished product’s launch in 2029...
13:00, 07/16/2019

The Moon: a Celebration of Our Celestial Neighbour – in pictures Marking the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s ‘small step’ and published to coincide with Royal Museums Greenwich’s exhibition at the National Maritime Museum, a new book, The Moon: a Celebration of Our Celestial Neighbour explores people’s fascin...
15:48, 07/27/2019

NASA will send three landers from three different companies to the Moon NASA plans to return humans to the Moon within the next five years. That’s a tall order and, while many people remain skeptical that the agency can pull it off without the massive increase in budget that it has yet to receive, NASA is pushing f...
16:16, 06/05/2019

How to see the full blue moon set to rise this weekend On Sat., May 18, you can see a blue moon — but don’t expect it to actually be blue. The name is just what scientists call an “extra” full moon. An astronomical season — between solstice and equinox — usually has on...
10:16, 05/13/2019

Essay: Why Apollo 10 Stopped Just 47,000 Feet From the Moon In a year when we’ll celebrate Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary, it’s worth remembering the pathfinders who completed the same mission with one critical order: don’t actually land on the moon....
17:16, 05/13/2019

Brian Eno: 'The Apollo missions to the moon were a piece a art' Brian Eno writes soundtracks for movies that transport people to other galaxies. He shares his memories of the first moon landing in 1969 with DW, as his 1983 "Apollo" album is rereleased....
07:00, 07/22/2019

India has launched an ambitious mission to the Moon Enlarge / India's GSLV Mark III rocket is seen on the launch pad with its lunar payload. (credit: ISRO) On Monday, an Indian rocket launched a spacecraft bound for the Moon from Sriharikota, a barrier island off the Bay of Bengal coast. This Chandr...
07:00, 07/22/2019

The Moon Is Shrinking, and It’s Causing Powerful ‘Moonquakes’ The moon is getting smaller, which causes wrinkles in its surface and moonquakes, according to a new study. As the moon’s interior cools, it shrinks, which causes its hard surface to crack and form fault lines, according to research sponsored b...
23:16, 05/13/2019

Hitting the Books: An army of temps put a man on the moon Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought-provoking books on science and technology we can find...
10:48, 05/25/2019

Sorry, but NASA probably isn't sending astronauts to the moon in 2024 The Trump administration has set NASA an ambitious goal of returning to the moon, but the agency doesn't have enough money or the right spacecraft to achieve this...
11:32, 04/28/2019

Enheduanna: High Priestess of the Moon and the First Known Author The ancient Sumerian poet Enheduanna has a unique claim to fame: she was the first author in the world known by name. While there were previous instances of poems and stories written down, Enheduanna was the first to sign a name to her work. And what...
16:16, 06/25/2019

India's Chandrayaan-2 enters moon's orbit Some 30 days after liftoff, India's Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft successfully entered the moon's orbit on Tuesday after performing one of the mission's most difficult maneuvres, the nation's space agency said....
05:32, 08/20/2019

NASA is now talking about the Moon and Mars, which seems like a stretch Enlarge / The surface of the Moon as seen from Apollo 11 while in lunar orbit. (credit: NASA) In the nearly five months that have passed since Vice President Mike Pence directed NASA to return humans to the Moon by 2024, the space agency has made...
14:32, 08/20/2019

Chandrayaan-2 Now on Way to Moon After Final Orbital Manoeuvre ISRO said the final orbit raising manoeuvre of Chandrayaan-2 was successfully carried out at 2:21am by firing the spacecraft's motors for 1,203 seconds....
00:17, 08/14/2019

Future moon missions probably won't carry astronauts - here's why Unlike the Apollo missions, the new era of moon exploration might be about mining, tourism or art. The reason we pick to return will define the moon's future...
09:48, 07/09/2019

Inside the new space race: Who’ll be the first back to the moon? Nations from the US to China and companies such as Elon Musk’s SpaceX are vying to leave Earth again. But why – and are we ready for a second space age?...
04:48, 05/15/2019

Astronauts, not robots, essential to getting answers on the moon The scientific legacy of the Apollo program, including the first manned mission to the moon, is considerable. But there's a lot lunar scientists still aren't sure of -- questions unanswered and models in need of tweaks....
03:16, 06/24/2019

Neptune’s smallest moon keeps getting smashed up and resurrected again A tiny moon of Neptune called Hippocamp, first spotted in 2013, has probably been smashed up and reassembled around nine times in the last 4 billion years...
11:32, 04/28/2019

Apollo 11 at 50: Mission's scientific legacy was just getting to the moon Dozens of experiments now travel to and from the International Space Station, and each NASA mission features an array of scientific objectives. For Apollo 11, 50 years ago, making it to the moon was the whole experiment....
10:16, 06/17/2019

Look up! The Strawberry Moon will shine bright tonight Be sure to look up from your phones for a few minutes tonight to see the Strawberry moon, which will be visible all night from sundown to sunrise.        ...
11:16, 06/17/2019

|Moon-walkingtours,3D-printedroomservice,mobilesuites:Welcometothehotelof2119 From moon-walking mini-breaks to 3-D printed room service and personalised menus based on your biometrics, here's what the hotel of the future will look like, according to Hilton Hotels....
08:48, 06/24/2019

One giant ... lie? Why so many people still think the moon landings were faked It all started with a man called Bill Kaysing and his pamphlet about ‘America’s $30bn swindle’ ...It took 400,000 Nasa employees and contractors to put Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon in 1969 – but only one man to spread the idea that it w...
22:32, 07/09/2019

Moon landing good for business 50 years later When Apollo 11 landed on the moon on July 20, 1969, marketers jumped at the chance to sell products. They are at it again in 2019, as the 50th anniversary of the giant leap for mankind approaches. (June 24)       ...
22:16, 06/23/2019

A cinematic flight to the moon: The 'Apollo 11' documentary The spectator has never been closer: "Apollo 11," a documentary marking the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, offers an overwhelming experience. Todd Miller's film is based on an unconventional cinematic concept....
02:00, 06/28/2019

Neil Armstrong: First Man on the Moon, and Its First Great Geologist Had the Apollo program stopped after July 21, 1969, another astronaut says, its lunar samples would have been enough to reshape knowledge of the solar system....
03:48, 07/06/2019

Starwatch: a young crescent moon to watch out for After a total solar eclipse visible in South America, the end of the week will deliver a treatTowards the end of the week and moving into the weekend, look out for a young crescent moon in the western sky just after sunset. Having passed directly in ...
16:00, 06/30/2019

We can thank the Apollo moon missions for these widely used technologies NASA’s Apollo programme was one of the most challenging technological achievements in the 20th century. Beyond the space race and exploration, it contributed to several inventions and innovations that are still having an impact on our lives. But at t...
07:00, 07/10/2019

3D printing with moondust could be the key to setting up a colony on the moon 1The entire Apollo 11 mission to the moon took just eight days. If we ever want to build permanent bases on the moon, or perhaps even Mars or beyond, then future astronauts will have to spend many more days, months and maybe even years in space witho...
08:32, 08/14/2019

For Trump, Kim and Moon, the DMZ Is for Diplomacy but Promises Are Hard to Keep The area that separates North and South Korea has played host to some big-time summits recently, but when it comes to old fashioned diplomacy, making Pyongyang stick to its pledges is as hard as it’s ever been....
13:48, 07/03/2019

Pence reaffirms US plans to go to Moon, then Mars Vice President Mike Pence led the 6th meeting of the National Space Council Tuesday, touting America's commitment to space exploration. Pence reaffirmed the administration's pledge to return to the Moon by 2024 and then continue on to Mars....
10:32, 08/22/2019

No, a “checklist error” did not almost derail the first moon landing Enlarge / Apollo 11's Eagle moves slowly away from Columbia and prepares for landing. (credit: NASA / Apollo Lunar Surface Journal) Update: It's Fourth of July weekend in the US, and Ars staff is off presumably safely operating fireworks and catchin...
08:00, 07/05/2019

Forget the Moon—We Should Go to Jupiter’s Idyllic Europa NASA's Europa mission is struggling, but scientists are keeping the dream alive with exotic approaches to sampling that moon and its mysterious ocean....
07:32, 07/05/2019

Humans could one day live inside lava tubes on the Moon Volcanic eruptions formed lava tubes on the moon’s surface, and Purdue University’s Resilient ExtraTerrestrial Habitats team hopes they may be durable enough for human habitats.       ...
14:16, 07/17/2019

Moon: Discussions for another U.S.-North Korea summit are in the works South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday negotiations between the United States and North Korea for a third summit have been ongoing behind the scenes....
05:48, 06/26/2019

Look out for the super worm moon on Wednesday night – video A rare super worm moon will loom large as it coincides with the spring equinox. It will be the third time this year a full moon has occurred near to the moon’s closest approach to Earth – making it a supermoon – and will be the last such event in 201...
07:00, 05/01/2019

7 new out-of-this-world moon books to celebrate Apollo 11 anniversary You can't go to the moon in person, but a good book can transport you there on the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing.        ...
02:00, 07/18/2019

Plans detailed for first U.S. mission to land on moon since Apollo The first American spacecraft expected to land on the moon in nearly 50 years will be a robotic moon lander built by closely held Astrobotic Technology Inc and launched in two years by United Launch Alliance's Vulcan rocket, the companies told Reuter...
12:16, 08/19/2019

Chinese mission uncovers secrets on the far side of the moon China's Chang'e-4 mission, the first to land on the far side of the moon, is shedding light on one of the moon's biggest mysteries, according to a new study....
18:00, 05/15/2019

NASA To Get A Free Ride To The Moon On India's Chandrayaan-2 NASA will get a free ride to the Moon on-board India's second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 that is expected to lift off in July. India has accommodated an instrument from American space agency NASA and......
16:16, 05/15/2019

The Moon Missions Gave Us Way More Awesome Technology Than You Realize Fifty years ago, American astronauts walked the moon, completing an incredible mission that, if we’re honest, was extremely unlikely to happen as soon as it did. And it was all possible because of incredible innovations, some of which paved the way f...
16:00, 07/18/2019

‘MOONRISE’ project will use lasers to melt Moon dust Building a structure anywhere other than Earth is something that has never been done before… at least by mankind. We all like to imagine a colony of settlers eventually taking up residence on a place like Mars, but Earth’s Moon is the mu...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Indian spacecraft launched last month is now orbiting moon An unmanned spacecraft India launched last month began orbiting the moon Tuesday as it approaches the lunar south pole to study previously discovered water deposits....
01:48, 08/20/2019

Starwatch: the moon puts on a show in the hours before dawn This week, our natural satellite cuts a swath through the body of Taurus, the bullThis week, the waning moon cuts a swath through the body of Taurus in the pre-dawn hours.The show begins on 23 August with the moon at last quarter, when the western he...
01:48, 08/19/2019

How the moon landing shaped early video games Some of the earliest video games were influenced by the space race and created using the same computers as NasaOn 20 July 1969, before an estimated television audience of 650 million, a lunar module named Eagle touched down on the moon’s Sea of Tranq...
09:00, 07/18/2019

Artefacts From First Apollo, Gemini Moon Missions to Go on Auction Nearly 200 artefacts from the NASA missions of 1960s and 1970s, including the Apollo and Gemini programmes, will go on auction on July 18 at Christie's New York....
01:32, 06/28/2019

Excitement as rocket set for launch on moon landing anniversary The early bird catches the rocket, so alarms were set for 3.30am and a convoy of coaches set off from the city of Baikonur in Kazakhstan before sunrise....
05:32, 07/18/2019

NASA Wants $1.6 Billion to Send First Woman to the Moon By 2024 NASA is requesting an additional $1.6 billion in funding for next year to accelerate its manned mission to the Moon by 2024, which the agency revealed will be titled Artemis, the New York Times reported on Monday.Read more......
07:32, 05/14/2019

U.S., North Korea in behind-the-scenes talks over third summit, Moon says The United States is in behind-the-scenes talks with North Korea over a possible third summit and has proposed working-level negotiations that have been stalled since the second such meeting in February, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Wed...
00:32, 06/26/2019

An oral history of the landmark Apollo 11 moon landing President John F. Kennedy’s proposal to Congress in May 1961 to land a man on the moon before the decade’s end was met not with unified support, but resounding skepticism, borne out in a Gallup poll that showed 58 percent of respondents opposed to th...
12:16, 07/16/2019

Met Museum celebrates Apollo 11 anniversary with moon exhibit New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday debuted a new exhibiting celebrating all things moon to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing....
14:48, 07/01/2019

Apollo Moon Rocks Set to Solve More Puzzles, 50 Years Later For 50 years, research on these rocks has transformed our understanding of the moon, revealing the circumstances of its birth and the reasons for its mottled face....
02:32, 05/13/2019

These Samples Of Moon Rock Have Waited 50 Years For This Moment Neil Armstrong needed to pick up rocks - as many as he could carry, as interesting as he could find. The material he collected would constitute humanity's first samples taken from another world....
22:16, 05/12/2019

How Moon Landing Conspiracy Theories Spread Before the Internet Conspiracy theories about the Moon landing have been around for years. Decades, in fact. And while it’s easier than ever to spread false stories thanks to the internet, the belief that humans never landed on the Moon is way older than the web.Read mo...
09:32, 07/16/2019

Trump wants NASA to go to Mars, not the moon like he declared weeks ago "NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon," Trump tweeted. "We did that 50 years ago. They should be focused on the much bigger things we are doing, including Mars (of which the Moon is a part), Defense and Science!"...
13:48, 06/07/2019

Here’s the note Queen Elizabeth sent to the Moon with Apollo 11 astronauts Fifty years ago this week, on the eve of the historic Apollo 11 launch, world leaders were invited by NASA to send messages to the Moon. However, based on records at the British National Archives, it appears that the British royals were not enthusias...
16:16, 07/15/2019

Apollo 11 installed an experiment on the Moon that is still working today NASA’s Apollo 11 mission broke new ground in a lot of obvious ways. Landing humans on the lunar surface was a huge accomplishment, as was the first (and each subsequent) moonwalk. But not everything about Apollo 11 is mere nostalgia for NASA, a...
19:48, 07/30/2019

| WATCH: India's moon mission lifts off after delay India has launched a rocket into space to perform a soft landing of a rover on the moon, the country's most ambitious mission yet to cement its position as a leading low-cost space power....
06:48, 07/27/2019

Trump Gets Trolled After Tweeting That the Moon Is Part of Mars Donald Trump has left people astonished with his knowledge of space and the universe and has become a laughing stock yet again after he claimed that the Moon is a part of Mars....
14:00, 06/08/2019

What the Apollo 11 moon landing meant to America — and the world We have no accounts describing reactions to the first news of Magellan’s crew’s return, the signing of the Magna Carta, or the publication of the first book printed on movable type. More than likely, it was a day much like any other for nearly everyo...
08:16, 07/17/2019

Trump administration proposes another $1.6 billion for Moon efforts The Trump administration isn't convinced the $10.7 billion set aside for space exploration in the proposed 2020 budget is enough to help put astronauts on the Moon by 2024. The President has submitted an amendment to the fiscal 2020 budget that...
02:16, 05/14/2019

Here Are the Bad Things NASA Thought Might Happen to the First Astronauts on the Moon Fifty years ago this week, humankind landed on the Moon for the first time. It was one of the most impressive technological feats ever pulled off, filled with peril and uncertainty. Given that, it’s fair to wonder just what exactly NASA scientists we...
10:00, 07/17/2019

Destiny 2 Leak Reveals Shadowkeep Expansion, Set On The Moon A spanking hot new leak has revealed the next Destiny 2 expansion, and it’s set in the place from which wizards come. Shadowkeep, which will take Destiny players back to the moon, will go live this fall....
10:16, 06/04/2019

First moon landing manual could fetch $9 million at auction The detailed manual used by U.S. astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to land on the moon in 1969 is going up for auction in July and could fetch up to $9 million, New York auctioneers Christie's said on Wednesday....
09:48, 05/01/2019

Robots to install telescopes to peer into cosmos from the moon As the United States races to put humans back on the moon for the first time in nearly 50 years, a NASA-funded lab in Colorado aims to send robots there to deploy telescopes that will look far into our galaxy, remotely operated by orbiting astronauts...
16:00, 07/15/2019

Radio review – a dream voyage to the moon and back Arcola, LondonAl Smith’s searching, sad play is revived to mark the 50th anniversary of the first moon landingHere’s a play to enjoy with your eyes closed. It’s not that Radio isn’t lovely to watch. Josh Roche directs with graceful restraint and Soph...
07:16, 06/25/2019

Buzz Aldrin, second man on moon, recalls 'magnificent desolation' Fifty years after their history-making voyage to the moon, Buzz Aldrin recalls the first moments of the Apollo 11 launch being so smooth that he and his two crewmates, Neil Armstrong and Mike Collins, were unsure precisely when they left the ground....
02:32, 07/17/2019

Bezos, Musk to Help NASA Land First Woman and Next Man on Moon NASA has selected 13 firms -- including Blue Origin of Jeff Bezos and SpaceX of Elon Musk -- to develop space technologies as it prepares to land humans on the Moon by 2024....
08:16, 07/31/2019

A Collision With a Dwarf Planet Likely Caused Our Moon to Become Lopsided Our Moon features a nearside and far side with dramatically different geological features. This anomaly has puzzled scientists for years, but new computer simulations suggest the Moon’s asymmetric disposition can be traced back to an ancient collisio...
17:48, 05/21/2019

From the moon to deep beyond: Australia’s future in space exploration What Australia’s fledgling space agency lacks in size it hopes to make up for with a smart operating strategy and a bold visionOn 20 July 1969, when Neil Armstrong first stepped onto the surface of the moon, the footage was relayed to 600 million vie...
19:32, 07/19/2019

Success in India's second attempt at launching Moon mission India is preparing to relaunch a mission to land a rover on the moon, in what would be a first for a nation that is trying to become a space superpower....
04:16, 07/22/2019

First private mission to the moon is launched on SpaceX rocket The moon has only ever been visited by government superpowers, but a small Israeli non-profit called SpaceIL is about to change that with its lunar lander...
11:32, 04/28/2019

Rare ‘blue flower moon’ will appear in Saturday night’s sky https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/weather/2015/07/31/what-is-a-blue-moon-jennifer-gray-weather-orig.cnn_145123_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ (CNN) – May’s full moon is typically known as the flower moon because of all the blooms this month. Th...
15:32, 05/18/2019

The moon’s violent birth may have given Earth the ingredients of life We think the moon formed when a Mars-sized object crashed into the young Earth. The same object could also have brought the carbon and other elements we need for life...
11:32, 04/28/2019

Lunacy: how science fiction is powering the new moon rush Fifty years after the first moon landings, a new generation of space travellers, from Xi Jinping’s taikonauts to Jeff Bezos, are racing to colonise our nearest neighbour. Is reality catching up with sci-fi?The moon is rising again above the horizon o...
08:16, 05/18/2019

Musk Says SpaceX's Starship Can Land on the Moon by 2021 Uncrewed SpaceX Starship could land on the Moon by 2021, following which, a manned Moon mission could be a quick possibility, SpaceX founder Elon Musk has said....
15:16, 07/19/2019

Buzz Aldrin, Second Man On Moon, Recalls "Magnificent Desolation" Fifty years after their history-making voyage to the moon, Buzz Aldrin recalls the first moments of the Apollo 11 launch being so smooth that he and his two crewmates, Neil Armstrong and Mike Collins,......
02:00, 07/17/2019

Half a century after Apollo, why haven’t we been back to the Moon? Enlarge / Since Apollo, NASA's human spaceflight plans for deep space have been all hat and no cattle. Unlike this photo of two cattle in Johnson Space Center's Rocket Park. (credit: NASA) The 50th anniversary of NASA’s historic landing on the Moon...
13:48, 07/19/2019

The US wants to send astronauts to the moon’s south pole in 2024 Vice president Mike Pence has announced that NASA’s newest goal is to land astronauts on the south pole of the moon by 2024, in an effort to beat Russia and China...
11:32, 04/28/2019

Buzz Aldrin, Second Man On Moon, "Disappointed" Over US Space Exploration When President Donald Trump asked Buzz Aldrin, the second human ever to walk on the moon, what he thought about the United States' current ability to operate in space 50 years after the Apollo 11......
20:16, 07/19/2019

Apollo 11: 'Most important manual' from Moon landing could be worth $9M British auction house is auctioning off several Apollo 11-related items, including the flight plan used on board and the Apollo 11 Lunar Module Timeline Book, a manual deemed to be the "most important manual used" to put "a man on the Moon." ...
05:48, 07/02/2019

NASA will use an infrared camera to map the Moon in incredible detail As Earth’s only natural satellite — and the only other world that mankind has ever explored in person — the Moon is one of the most well-understood bodies in our solar system. That being said, there’s still plenty about the Mo...
04:48, 07/03/2019

Ancient lunar collision explains the moon's two faces The moon has two faces -- the smoother, Earth-facing side and the rougher side, the dark side of the moon, which is marred by thousands of craters. Now, scientists know why the moon's hemispheres are so different....
12:00, 05/20/2019

Met Museum's "Apollo's Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography" preview The Metropolitan Museum's exhibit "Apollo's Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography" explores how the moon has inspired art and includes astronomical instruments used by the Apollo astronauts....
14:48, 07/01/2019

Israel's Beresheet lunar lander has crashed on the moon The first privately funded lunar lander, SpaceIL’s Beresheet spacecraft, suffered an engine failure and crashed as it was attempting to land on the moon...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Opinion: We were over the moon about Neil Armstrong and sports in 1969 Sports world was a lot different when man set foot on the moon. For one, it showed miracles, even in sports, do happen with "Miracle Mets."       ...
05:16, 07/20/2019

Apollo 11: 50 years on, the world celebrates the Moon landing On July 20, 1969, millions of people around the world watched on TV as Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong took his historic step into the pages of history....
03:48, 07/20/2019

The moon was once a frontier. But new worlds now beckon | Martin Rees Fifty years ago, Nasa’s moon landing enthralled my generation. But the cosmos holds other secrets that space exploration could unlockMy favourite childhood reading in the 1950s included the Eagle comic, especially the adventures of Dan Dare, Pilot of...
22:48, 07/19/2019

India sends unmanned mission to moon’s far side SRIHARIKOTA, India — India’s space agency says it has launched an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon a week after aborting the mission due to a technical problem. Scientists at the mission control center burst into applause as the ...
03:00, 07/22/2019

A meteorite hit the moon during Monday's total lunar eclipse People watching the total lunar eclipse in the early hours of Monday morning noticed a brief flash of light, which has now been confirmed as a meteorite impact...
11:32, 04/28/2019

The Apollo 11 moon landing was a distraction from America's problems In researching my latest novel, I discovered how the sinister shadow of Vietnam and racial injustice followed the light of the great show in the skyOn a bright winter morning in 2014, I pressed my head against the glass of my bedroom window and asked...
12:32, 07/19/2019

China’s Chang’E-4 may have landed near pieces of the Moon’s interior Enlarge / The original Yutu rover, shown on the Moon. (credit: NASA) While some of the details are still being worked out, it's generally agreed that the Moon formed when a Mars-sized body collided with the early Earth. Some of the debris put into ...
16:16, 05/17/2019

There's a tiny little sculpture up on the moon that will break your heart It may surprise you to know that somewhere up there on the moon lies a tiny sculpture of an astronaut and little plaque.        ...
07:32, 04/29/2019

Intense work being done on rocket to set up moon base: NASA Crews are working around the clock at a NASA rocket factory, intent on meeting a new fall 2020 deadline to test launch a mega-rocket designed to propel astronauts to the moon and beyond....
18:16, 06/28/2019

NASA's plan to return to the moon with Project Artemis On July 21, 1969, the first humans set foot on the moon. With Neil Armstrong's simple words, "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind," the world changed irrevocably. For a few hours, we existed on multiple worlds. That was fifty year...
09:16, 07/19/2019

Should we return to the Moon? Apollo astronauts give their thoughts Earlier this year, the Trump administration said America would send a manned mission to the Moon by 2024, a feat that was first achieved 50 years ago tomorrow. But as the date gets closer and political infighting continues to abound, the question beg...
08:48, 07/19/2019

Billionaire Wanted To Orbit Moon, But Ended Up In Court Harald McPike had been to the North Pole. The South Pole. Climbed the tallest peak in Africa, the volcano that is the highest point on Earth and the mountain that's not Everest but gives you a great......
13:00, 05/28/2019

What part did computers play in the Apollo 11 moon landing? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsIt’s often said that the Apollo 11 moon mission was accomplished with computers far less powerfu...
10:32, 07/23/2019

Astronauts' playground: the corner of Arizona that stood in for the moon All 24 men who flew to the moon with the Apollo program trained in the rugged canyons, craters and lava fields near FlagstaffOn 20 July 1969, the world paused as an estimated 600 million people watched Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the moon....
04:32, 07/19/2019

How NASA’s Chris Kraft Conducted the Symphony That Put Men on the Moon Chris Kraft scared the hell out of me — in all the right ways, yes, but still. During the Apollo program, Kraft, who died at age 95 on July 22, was NASA’s director of flight operations, and later ran the Johnson Space Center in Houston. I...
14:48, 07/23/2019

NASA is asking for another $1.6 billion to fulfill the Moon 2024 promise Back in March, the Trump administration declared that it was directing NASA to send humans back to the Moon no later than 2024. That’s an incredibly tight deadline for an agency with a budget that is nowhere near what it was (in adjusted dollar...
19:48, 05/15/2019

NASA confirms mission to Jupiter's moon Europa NASA has been talking for years about sending a probe to Europa, and now it's locking down those plans. The agency has confirmed the next phase of its Europa Clipper mission, which will send a spacecraft to the Jovian moon to determine if it cou...
16:32, 08/20/2019

Israeli spacecraft crashes onto moon after technical failures Israeli spacecraft Beresheet crashed onto the moon on Thursday after a series of technical failures during its final descent, shattering hopes of a historic controlled landing on the lunar surface....
16:00, 04/28/2019

India launches moon mission a week after it was aborted India has launched an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon that’s scheduled to land in September and send a rover to explore water deposits confirmed by a previous mission...
11:16, 07/22/2019

Jupiter's Volcanic Moon Io Continues to Surprise Scientists Scientists have published five years of observations of Jupiter’s volcanic moon Io, revealing just how strange the world is. They even describe one volcano that might be influenced by the moon’s orbit. Read more......
11:32, 07/22/2019

Apollo 11 review – a front-row seat for the moon landing Composed entirely of archive footage, this documentary invests the historic mission with a tense immediacyGiven that we all know how the mission turned out, this documentary about the Apollo 11 lunar landing shouldn’t be as nervily tense as it is. Bu...
02:16, 06/30/2019

South Korea's Moon says Trump-Kim handshake at DMZ would be a milestone A handshake between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the inter-Korean border would be a "significant milestone" in the process of denuclearizing North Korea, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Sunday....
21:00, 06/29/2019

New evidence reveals Saturn’s moon might actually support life The possibility that Saturn’s moon Enceladus could support life has strengthened after researchers determined its ocean is likely 1 billion years old, placing it in the sweet spot. Speaking at the 2019 Astrobiology Science Conference last month...
15:16, 07/03/2019

India successfully shoots for moon, begins 14-day mission Days after Apollo 11's 50th anniversary, India launched an unmanned flight bound for the far side of the moon.        ...
18:48, 07/22/2019

Spacewatch: Nasa wants $1.6bn next year to get astronauts to moon by 2024 The space agency says it intends to send both a woman and a man on Artemis programme’s first missionNasa needs an additional $1.6bn next year if they are to stand any chance of getting humans to the moon again by 2024, as the US president, Donald Tru...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Over 7,000 Cheered From Sriharikota Launch Pad As Moon Mission Lifted Off As potential history setting rocket Chandrayaan 2 lifted off towards the moon from the Sathish Dhawan Space Centre with a roar, the human decibel level too soared equally high at Sriharikota in Andhra......
21:32, 07/22/2019

Apollo 50 Festival: Washington celebrates the moon landing Space fans can learn all about the moon, Mars and NASA at a three-day event in the US capital. Whether you want to know about satellite imaging or be run over by a Mars rover — it's all there!...
12:00, 07/19/2019

China's rover peeks under the crust of the far side of the moon China's Yutu 2 rover on the far side of the moon has found material from deep under the satellite's crust, which we have never been able to study before...
19:32, 05/15/2019

Moon reportedly settles sexual harassment suit Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon settled a sexual harassment lawsuit with a former employee of his sports marketing firm, the woman's lawyer told The Washington Post....
11:16, 08/03/2019

In photos: Apollo 11 historic moon landing 50 years ago 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon and man's first "moonwalk." Astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin and Michael Collins journeyed eight days in space. Armstrong and Aldrin walked the moon's surface and cond...
12:32, 06/17/2019

To Moon And Back: 50 Years On, A Giant Leap Into Unknown The first four days of Apollo 11's journey to the Moon had gone according to plan, but just twenty minutes before landing, the atmosphere grew tense as the crew encountered a series of problems....
21:32, 07/13/2019

Strange mass found hidden under a crater on the moon Baylor University researchers found a huge mass under the South Pole-Aitken basin that’s about five times larger than the Big Island of Hawaii.       ...
11:48, 06/11/2019

'Whitey's on the moon': why Apollo 11 looked so different to black America The civil rights leader Ralph Abernathy called Nasa’s moonshot ‘an inhuman priority’ while poor children went hungryThe date was 15 July 1969. As the Saturn V rocket towered over the launchpad, about to send the first men to the moon, two dozen black...
23:16, 07/13/2019

India delays mission to land a rover on the moon India's historic mission to land a rover on the surface of the moon was called off Monday due to a "technical snag," the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) said....
22:16, 07/14/2019

Why Trump's tweet about (not) going to the Moon is a problem for space exploration Just one month after proclaiming his administration's mission to go back to the moon before going to on to Mars, President Donald Trump seemed to completely shift spaceflight gears in a confusing tweet June 7....
09:32, 06/11/2019

NASA put a man on the moon. Now, the Smithsonian is putting a rocket on the Mall In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, thousands of Americans will have a chance to experience the rocket launch.        ...
11:00, 07/15/2019

Thousands Of Earth's Toughest Creatures May Now Be Living On Moon There might be life on the Moon after all: thousands of virtually indestructible creatures that can withstand extreme radiation, sizzling heat, the coldest temperatures of the universe, and decades......
23:48, 08/06/2019

Japan wants to launch the first ever rover to visit a Martian moon In 2024, Japan wants to send a rover to one of Mars’s moons, Phobos and Deimos. Samples taken there could help us sort out how they formed and whether they hold ice...
04:48, 06/20/2019

What's Causing the Huge Mass Anomaly Beneath the Moon? The far side of the Moon contains an enormous and very weird structure at its South Pole. And scientists think they might know the source of this anomaly.Read more......
17:00, 06/11/2019

NASA reminds everyone it still needs another $30 billion for Trump’s Moon mission So, NASA wants to go back to the Moon. It’s wanted to do it for a while now and has been slowly piecing together how such a trip might happen, but that was before the current administration ordered NASA to get boots on the moon by 2024 or else....
16:16, 06/14/2019

NASA's Artemis program aims to put first woman on moon NASA's Artemis program to return astronauts to the moon is to include eight rocket launches to put a mini space station in lunar orbit by 2024. That's when it hopes to land its first female astronaut on lunar soil....
20:48, 05/23/2019

Apollo 11 only made it to the moon through diabolically hard practice Before anyone had been to space, NASA simulated everything that could go possibly wrong – efforts that averted catastrophe as the Apollo 11 crew were about to land...
04:32, 07/08/2019

Yep, a space rock definitely hit the Moon during January’s lunar eclipse Back in January skywatchers were treated to a gorgeous lunar eclipse that was visible across multiple continents. It made headlines as the “Super Blood Wolf Moon,” which is just a bunch of silly nicknames packed together, but the event wa...
09:32, 05/02/2019

Adani: It all looks dodgy as hell and none of it has been explained properly | First Dog on the Moon You deserve better, Queensland, even though you don’t seem to think you doSign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchandise and prints Continue...
02:00, 06/14/2019

Americans aren’t interested in the Moon and Mars—and that’s understandable Enlarge / Mars or the Moon? It’s a debate that has bedeviled NASA for decades. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) Nearly two years ago, Vice President Mike Pence made the administration's space policy official, saying NASA would re-focus its pr...
14:48, 06/20/2019

The mesmerizing Moon: An astrophysicist unravels its pull on people Marking the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing, DW spoke with astrophysicist and author Ben Moore about how people have mythologized the Moon over the ages....
02:48, 07/15/2019

Met exhibit sends you to the moon 50 years after lunar landing For as long as we’ve looked up, we’ve wondered about the moon. It wasn’t until 1610 that Galileo, armed with a homemade telescope, sketched a landscape like our own, riddled with valleys, craters and mountains. But only with the advent of photography...
17:32, 07/12/2019

Tiny tardigrades crash-landed on the Moon and probably survived Enlarge / SEM image of Milnesium tardigradum in active state. Totes adorbz. (credit: Schokraie E., et al./PLOS ONE) Tardigrades, more commonly known as "water bears," are microscopic creatures capable of surviving the harshest extreme conditions. I...
02:16, 08/08/2019

Hordes of Earth's Toughest Creatures May Now Be Living on Moon There might be life on the Moon after all: thousands of virtually indestructible creatures that can withstand extreme radiation, sizzling heat, and the coldest temperatures of the universe....
03:16, 08/07/2019

Dark side of moon landings: 11 things you didn't know The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission which took man to the moon is fast approaching, and the story will be retold many times - but what are the secrets that people aren't really aware of?...
21:48, 07/14/2019

India set to land rover on moon in second lunar mission BENGALURU — India said on Wednesday it will launch its second lunar mission in mid-July, as it moves to consolidate its status as a leader in space technology by achieving a controlled landing on the moon. The mission, if successful, would make India...
08:00, 06/12/2019

India’s moon mission Chandrayaan 2 delayed just before launch Just before the intended launch of India’s Chandrayaan 2 mission to the moon’s south pole, a “technical snag” with the rocket caused it to be called off for now...
09:00, 07/15/2019

India planning to land spacecraft on the moon later this year India is planning to land a spacecraft on the moon in September, which would make them only the fourth country to make journey, according to the Indian Space Research Organisation. The Organisation said that during this mission to the south pole of t...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Look up! North America will be treated to a Black Moon tonight INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — The black supermoon on Wednesday night will make for some out-of-this-world stargazing. The rare, all-black supermoon is the second new moon in a single month, according to NBC News, which only happens about every 32 months. The...
16:16, 07/31/2019

ISRO Says Chandrayaan-2 To Reach Moon's Orbit On August 20 India's second moon mission 'Chandrayaan-2' is expected to reach the moon's orbit on August 20 and land on the lunar surface on September 7, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman Dr K......
06:02, 08/12/2019

Apollo astronauts celebrate 50 years since first moon landing Three astronauts instrumental in the groundbreaking U.S. space program of the 1960s and 70s gathered at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the mission that first put a man on the moon....
20:48, 06/18/2019

Japan export curbs could be prolonged, says S.Korea's Moon South Korea's president said on Wednesday Japan's export curbs on key materials used by South Korean technology firms could be prolonged and Seoul will help companies reduce their reliance on Japanese suppliers....
20:00, 07/09/2019

First female astronaut will walk on moon by 2024: NASA Men may be from Mars, but women will help conquer it by walking on the moon. The first female astronaut will step foot on the moon by 2024 — where astronauts will test spacecraft for an eventual future mission to Mars, NASA has announced. The mission...
12:32, 06/16/2019

Moon rocks can tell us where life could thrive beyond the solar system Moon rocks collected by the Apollo missions contain a pristine record of Earth's history. Reading it can teach us where best to look for habitable exoplanets...
09:16, 07/08/2019

Apollo 11: 'The book that landed man on the Moon' could sell for $9 million The Lunar Module Timeline Book that traveled to the surface of the Moon with Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin is up for auction later this week....
13:00, 07/15/2019

Moon and Mercury may have thick deposits of ice, study suggests It's been known for some time that there are ice deposits on Mercury and the Moon, including frozen water found on the surface of the Moon last year. ...
11:48, 08/07/2019

Jeff Bezos says he’ll send a spaceship to the moon Amazon tycoon Jeff Bezos says he's going to send a spaceship to the moon, joining a resurgence of lunar interest half a century after people first set foot there. (May 9)        ...
17:32, 05/09/2019

Trump wants to return to the moon. Jeff Bezos is among those vying to help. Bezos unveiled a life-size mock-up of the lander his company, Blue Origin, is developing to ferry cargo and supplies to the surface of the moon, and he made an emotional case for humanity to expand out into the cosmos, a cause he has called the most ...
15:48, 05/09/2019

Americans prefer asteroid tracking over moon visit Americans prefer a space program focusing on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research into our cosmos and robotic space probes over human exploration of Mars or the moon, a new poll shows. (June 20)       ...
22:48, 06/19/2019

China’s lunar rover is helping to unravel a Moon mystery The Chinese space program started 2019 with a major milestone when the Chang’e 4 lunar lander successfully touched down on the far side of the Moon. It was the first time any country had completed such a feat, the landing itself was just the fi...
20:32, 05/16/2019

The Guardian view on moon landings: a new race for space | Editorial The Apollo 11 mission inspired the world. What has happened in the ensuing half-century?When Neil Armstrong stepped on to the moon 50 years ago, it was down to a giant leap of political and scientific imagination. His footprints on the powdery lunar ...
12:32, 07/19/2019

India launches rocket to far side of moon - just days after aborted take-off India's space agency has launched an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon just a week after aborting the mission due to a technical problem....
06:48, 07/22/2019

Moon Landing by Israel’s Beresheet Spacecraft Ends in Crash The spacecraft’s orbit of the moon was a first for a private effort, but the landing failure highlighted the risks of fast and cheap approaches to space exploration....
14:16, 04/28/2019

NASA to explore Jupiter’s moon Europa, which may hold life NASA has officially confirmed a mission to Jupiter's moon Europa, a trek that could answer whether the icy celestial body could be habitable for humans and support life....
09:00, 08/21/2019

North Korea's Kim sends flowers for ex-first lady, but no letter for Moon North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister met South Korean officials on their heavily defended border on Wednesday to deliver flowers and her brother's condolences over the death of a former South Korean first lady....
05:48, 06/12/2019

India successfully launches Moon mission after earlier scrub India’s Space Research Organization expected to launch its Chandrayaan-2 mission last week, pushing the country one big step closer to becoming the fourth country to complete a soft landing on the Moon. Unfortunately, things didn’t quite ...
20:32, 07/22/2019

India set to launch second lunar mission; land rover on the moon India said on Wednesday it will launch its second lunar mission in mid-July, as it moves to consolidate its status as a leader in space technology by achieving a controlled landing on the moon....
05:00, 06/12/2019

Saturn’s moon Titan has a massive strip of water ice, and scientists don’t know why Like many of the larger bodies in our solar system, Saturn’s massive moon Titan has long been of interest to astronomers due to its unique surface features. NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, which studied Saturn for over 13 years, spent a great ...
09:32, 05/02/2019

Watch India launch a historic Moon mission starting at 5PM ET India is on the cusp of making space exploration history in more ways than one, and you might get to watch it first-hand. ISRO is livestreaming the launch of Chandrayaan-2, its second uncrewed mission to the Moon, starting at 5PM Eastern (liftoff is....
15:48, 07/14/2019

China’s Mission on the Moon's Far Side Resumes After Recent Glitch China’s mission exploring the lunar far side has now entered into its seventh lunar day, with the Chang’3 lander and Yutu 2 rover resuming activities despite a recent communication problem with a relay satellite.Read more......
13:32, 06/28/2019

NASA just released a hype video for a Moon mission that probably won’t happen NASA has planned on returning to the Moon for some time now, hashing out plans for its Lunar Gateway which will eventually serve as a jumping-off point for travelers headed to the Moon’s surface. Then, back in March, the current presidential ad...
21:32, 05/28/2019

A national effort: Apollo 11 moon landing was made possible by 400,000 workers The Apollo 11 crew is etched in the history books, but it took an estimated 400,000 workers to make the moon landing possible.       ...
14:16, 07/14/2019

Most Americans Say Returning to the Moon Shouldn’t Be a Space Program Priority Most Americans don’t think returning to the moon should be a top priority for the country’s space program, a recent poll found, despite the Trump administration’s goal to do exactly that within five years. Only 23% of Americans cons...
09:48, 07/08/2019

Former NASA intern rakes in nearly $2 million for Moon landing tapes Earlier this month we learned that some of NASA’s incredibly prized Apollo 11 Moon landing tapes were about to be up for auction. NASA wasn’t selling them, of course, but the tapes had found their way into the hands of an intern who bough...
19:16, 07/23/2019

Apollo 11 moon landing tapes sell at Sotheby’s for $1.8 million A former NASA intern who paid $218 for a box of Apollo 11 tapes in 1976 had a huge payday when they were auctioned off for more than 8,000 times that amount – a whopping $1.8 million. Sotheby’s handled the sale in the Big Apple on Saturday to a...
14:16, 07/23/2019

Chinese Probe Reveals Secrets of Moon's Dark Side Scientists have said they could be a step closer to solving the riddle behind the Moon's formation, unveiling the most detailed survey yet of the far side of Earth's satellite....
23:16, 05/15/2019

NASA Brings Moon and More to Visitors at COSI Science Festival NASA will host a range of activities and demonstrations, including a virtual reality chair and Oculus Go trip to the Moon, at the COSI Science Festival Wednesday, May 1, through Saturday, May 4, in Columbus, Ohio....
11:00, 04/29/2019

Google celebrates 50th anniversary of moon landing with new Doodle Google is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with a new Doodle and video giving an extensive look at NASA's historic Apollo 11 mission....
04:16, 07/19/2019

20-Hour Countdown To Moon Mission Ticking, Chandrayaan-2 Set For Lift-Off The twenty-hour countdown for the launch of Chandrayaan-2 mission, India's most ambitious space mission yet which aims to place a robotic rover on the moon, began this morning at 6.51 am. The moon......
23:48, 07/13/2019

NASA reveals vision to bring astronauts back to the moon NASA has revealed details of its vision for the Artemis Moon Lander that will return US astronauts to the lunar surface by 2024. In a notice posted to the Federal Business Opportunities website, NASA seeks “proposals from industry for the development...
16:48, 07/23/2019

The moon may be made of magma that once covered Earth’s entire surface The moon’s makeup is extremely similar to Earth’s - perhaps because a huge rock smashed into a magma-covered Earth, splashing out the material to make the moon...
08:32, 04/29/2019

SpaceX can beat NASA and land on moon 'within two years', says Musk Elon Musk, the billionaire founder of SpaceX, has claimed it would be easier for his company to land on the moon than try to convince NASA that the company is up to the task....
11:00, 07/19/2019

NASA addresses Trump’s bizarre Moon tweet, says everything is fine It was only a couple of months ago that Donald Trump sent Mike Pence to deliver a directive to NASA, publicly commanding the space agency to return crewed missions to the Moon within the next five years. The Moon 2024 mission is going to cost a ton o...
23:16, 06/11/2019

NASA Selects Teams to Study Our Moon, Mars’ Moons, and More NASA has selected eight new research teams to collaborate on research into the intersection of space science and human space exploration as part of the Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI)....
20:48, 06/28/2019

Men On The Moon So Why No Group-Stage Reserve Days: Bangladesh Coach The umpires' decision left tournament chiefs with the unwanted record for the most number of abandoned games at a World Cup, surpassing the two each at the 1992 and 2003 editions....
17:00, 06/11/2019

Apollo astronaut Charlie Duke says he almost died on the Moon while fooling around Being an astronaut is a dangerous profession by default. Groups like NASA always put safety at the forefront of their various off-world missions, but accidents happen when you’re breaking new ground in space. As hype builds for the 50th anniver...
11:00, 06/28/2019

Bears on the Moon, Musk Vs. Bezos, and How Venus Became Hell in Space A version of this first appeared as the TIME Space newsletter sent on Aug. 10. There are now bears on the moon. No, really. They’re tiny bears—barely half a millimeter in length—but they’re there. And oh yeah, they...
14:32, 08/12/2019

China’s rover finds mysterious minerals on the far side of the moon Early this year, China's Chang'e-4 lunar lander made history when it became the first spacecraft to touch down on the far side of the moon. Now, according to a study published in Nature, the lander's rover, Yutu-2, may have detected th...
15:32, 05/17/2019

The Moon Landing Astronauts Had a Tough Time Back on Earth When Commanders Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins (yes there was a third guy, look it up!) left Earth, they were engineers, test pilots, and property of the U.S. government. When they returned to Earth, they were heroes, and they were t...
07:16, 07/21/2019

Here’s a reality check on NASA’s Artemis Moon landing program Enlarge / Artist's concept of a lunar lander. (credit: NASA) On Tuesday morning, NASA conducted what appears to have been a highly successful test of the launch escape system for its Orion capsule—a piece of the hardware needed to safely fly humans...
07:32, 07/03/2019

The Rocket That Took Humans to the Moon Will Be Projected on the Washington Monument Next Week The 50th anniversary of the Moon landing is coming up on July 20 and there are events being held all around Washington D.C. to celebrate. One of the coolest events will be at the Washington Monument, where a full-scale, 363-foot Saturn V rocket will ...
04:00, 07/10/2019

Starwatch: crescent moon points the way to Mars and the heavenly twins The waxing crescent moon will appear close to Mars in the western sky, with Gemini aboveSky watchers have a pretty view to look forward to this week on Wednesday evening. A thin waxing crescent moon will appear close to Mars. The moon will be just 16...
14:16, 05/05/2019

The Apollo 11 moon landing was everything Trump's nationalism is not | David Smith The president couldn’t resist remarking it was the anniversary of planting an American flag on the moon – but it was a human achievementBuzz Aldrin has described the “magnificent desolation” of the moon. On Friday he got more desolation, but it wasn’...
03:32, 07/20/2019

Full moon patents: Self-repairing windshields and anti-jet lag headsets Ugh, the Gregorian calendar is so boring. That’s why we’re disrupting monthly series with a lunar cycle-based series about the best patents of the last synodic month, picked by the PatentYogi team. Get ready when that moon gets gibbous, y’all. This A...
10:00, 08/22/2019

Piglets in space! Earth's toughest creature could be alive on the moon A tiny creature, found in all regions of the earth, could be alive in space after a spacecraft carrying several thousand of them crashed into the moon....
06:16, 08/08/2019

From Ted Hughes to HG Wells: Jeanette Winterson picks the best books about the moon Fifty years since Apollo 11 landed, the novelist shares her favourite books and poems about Earth’s mysterious satelliteThere she is, 239,000 miles from Earth. A lover’s moon, a poet’s moon, a painted moon, made of green cheese, home to the Man in th...
22:48, 07/19/2019

Tiny ‘bears’ likely survived crash of Israeli probe on moon That’s one tiny step for a moss piglet. An Israeli spacecraft that crashed on the moon during a recent attempt at a soft landing had thousands of Earthlings aboard – virtually indestructible tardigrades, also known as “water bears” or “moss piglets.”...
13:16, 08/07/2019

Antony Gormley’s virtual reality adventure lets you ski on the moon Best known for his figures celebrating the human form, Antony Gormley’s latest endeavour is an epic virtual reality project letting you fly through space...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Spacewatch: India’s moon mission arrives in lunar orbit If Chandrayaan-2 is successful, it will make India the fourth country to reach the moon’s surfaceIndia’s moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, has arrived in lunar orbit. The spacecraft is engaged in a series of manoeuvres that will place it in its final oper...
16:00, 08/22/2019

Astronauts hailed as heroes 50 years after historic moon landing Capping a week of celebrations over the historic Apollo 11 mission, Vice President Mike Pence joined astronaut Buzz Aldrin on Saturday at the launch pad in Florida that sent the moonwalker and his two crew mates to space for humankind's first steps o...
16:00, 07/20/2019

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23:48, 08/07/2019

NASA is working on 12 projects ahead of 2024 moon mission NASA has been putting the Artemis program together over the past months in hopes of returning to the moon by 2024. After picking the first three commercial moon landing service providers, NASA has now chosen the 12 science and technology projects the...
08:32, 07/02/2019

Researchers say a tiny planet slammed into the Moon a long time ago Earth’s Moon only ever shows us one face. It’s locked into its current orientation, with a permanent nearside and farside, but it wasn’t until the Apollo missions that scientists were able to see just how different the two sides rea...
12:48, 05/21/2019

Jofra Archer ‘over the moon’ after six-wicket haul in third Ashes Test • Fast bowler’s six for 45 rips apart Australia at Headingley• David Warner salutes Archer’s ‘incredible Test bowling’Jofra Archer was delighted to prove he is more than just pace after a skilful six-wicket showing that sliced through Australia’s bat...
18:00, 08/22/2019

Ancient space collision caused mysterious Moon 'anomaly' There are two distinct sides (or faces) of the Moon: one is largely marked with craters, while the other is chock full of open basins. Now, a new study suggests that an ancient celestial body is the cause of this mysterious "anomaly."...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Buzz Aldrin punched a moon landing conspiracy theorist It’s the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, but not everyone sees it this way. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.        ...
11:48, 07/20/2019

Pence pledges return to moon at Apollo 11 anniversary event Emotion filled astronaut Buzz Aldrin on Saturday as he stood on the launch pad at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center — the exact same spot where his historic space mission blasted off 50 years ago. “Nostalgia came over me today,” Aldrin tweeted with a photo...
19:32, 07/20/2019

How a 'Moon Rock Hunter' Is Tracking Down Apollo Lunar Souvenirs Beginning with Apollo 11, which landed on the Moon on July 20, 1969, and ending with Apollo 17, in December 1972, US astronauts collected 842 pounds (382 kilograms) of rocks and lunar soil....
22:32, 06/16/2019

India is about to launch a lander and rover to the moon’s south pole India is launching its second mission to the moon, called Chandrayaan 2, on 14 July. It will land near the lunar south pole, a promising site for human exploration...
09:00, 07/11/2019

NASA chief says returning astronauts to the Moon could cost $30 billion It was always going to be expensive, but NASA's first cost estimate for the agency's push to land humans on the moon by 2024 is finally here — and it's surprisingly cheap....
08:16, 06/17/2019

UK's biggest moon exhibition captures centuries of lunar love From Japanese painting of the harvest moon to Buzz Aldrin's "Snoopy cap", the UK's biggest moon exhibition at London's National Maritime Museum is bound to please...
09:16, 08/10/2019

It's Been a Volatile Week for NASA's 2024 Moon Landing Program It’s been a week of ups and downs for NASA’s Moon landing program, as the agency has awarded its first contract for its Lunar Gateway while facing both financial and personnel setbacks. Read more......
09:32, 05/24/2019

Saturn's moon Enceladus could support life as more evidence emerges The possibility that Saturn's moon Enceladus could support life has strengthened after researchers determined its ocean is likely 1 billion years old, placing it in the sweet spot....
12:48, 07/03/2019

Scientists discover the moon is covered in miles-deep cracks Asteroids have been bombarding the moon for billions of years, and apparently, the impact goes much deeper than just the main crater region.        ...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Moon landing conspiracy theories: Why some think the Apollo 11 mission was fake Despite being heralded as one of the greatest human achievements ever, just half a century later 1 in 10 Americans still claim the 1969 moon landing was faked....
09:32, 07/22/2019

Americans support NASA but not a return to the moon, new poll shows A new Ipsos poll shows that only 8% of Americans say a manned moon mission should be a top priority for NASA.        ...
13:48, 07/12/2019

India to land rover on Moon in global space race Taking a giant leap in its space program, India is looking to solidify its place among the world’s space-exploring countries with its second unmanned mission to the moon, aiming to land a rover near the unexplored lunar south pole....
16:48, 07/12/2019

Fly me to the moon: Germany eyes slice of lucrative space market BERLIN Reuters) - Facing tough competition from China, the United States and even tiny Luxembourg, Germany is racing to draft new laws and attract private investment to secure a slice of an emerging space market that could be worth $1 trillion a year...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Trump, Apollo 11 astronauts discuss merits of going to moon before Mars President Donald Trump praised the 1969 moon-landing mission as "one of the great achievements" in U.S. history in an Oval Office meeting with Apollo 11 astronauts....
14:16, 07/19/2019

Japan export curbs could be prolonged, says South Korea's Moon South Korea's president said on Wednesday Japan's export curbs on key materials used by South Korean technology firms could be prolonged and his government will sharply boost spending to help reduce their reliance on Japanese suppliers....
21:00, 07/09/2019

Spacewatch: India prepares to launch Chandrayaan 2 moon mission If successful, India will become fourth country to soft-land on moon after Russia, US and ChinaIndia is making final preparations for the launch this Sunday of the Chandrayaan 2 moon mission. The spacecraft will take two months to cruise to the moon....
15:16, 07/11/2019

Oreos celebrate Apollo 11 anniversary with moon-themed cookies Oreo has debuted a new variety to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing -- and no, the sandwich cookies aren't filled with green cheese. ...
20:16, 06/14/2019

Epic Games shows moon landing in HoloLens 2 (updated) Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 is an augmented reality headset that is targeted at enterprises that can use huge data sets. So Epic Games used its Unreal Engine 4 to create a demo of the 50th anniversary of the landing on the moon to show what HoloLens...
09:48, 05/06/2019

NASA vows to land first female astronaut on the moon by 2024 NASA has laid out plans for the first woman to set foot on the moon by 2024 as part of a new programme testing technology that will eventually be used on Mars.  ...
09:32, 06/17/2019

50 years after US moon landing, China is catching up in the space race Fifty years ago, when the Apollo 11 astronauts became the first human beings to land on the moon, the Chinese space program had yet to launch a single satellite....
19:00, 07/19/2019

Jupiter could be cracking its moon Europa with powerful magnetic force Jupiter’s colossal magnetic field may create a jet stream in Europa’s subsurface ocean, which could explain cracks in its surface and help nourish life there...
11:32, 04/28/2019

Moon Jae-in praises ‘civic understanding’ between South Koreans, Japanese South Korean President Moon Jae-in said the state of "mature civic relations" or people-to-people exchange between South Korea and Japan is important....
15:00, 08/12/2019

Prince Harry after Meghan gives birth to boy: ‘Absolutely over the moon’ – video The Duchess of Sussex has given birth to a baby boy weighing 7lb 3oz. The Duke of Sussex was present for the birth, at 5.26am on Monday. Speaking to the press in the afternoon, Prince Harry said he was ‘absolutely over the moon’ about his newborn son...
13:16, 05/06/2019

Apollo 11: Smithsonian showcases stunning Moon landing artifacts On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong stepped from the Eagle Lunar Module and made his “one giant leap for mankind.” To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum is showcasing a host of stu...
14:48, 06/14/2019

First moon plants sprout in China's Chang'e 4 biosphere experiment China's space agency has released images of cotton plants sprouting inside the Chang'e 4 moon lander's mini biosphere, the first plant to germinate on another world...
11:32, 04/28/2019

To the Moon: Grumman, the company that built Apollo 11's Lunar Module Our fourth and final installment in our series is about Grumman, the company which built the Lunar Module (LEM) which made the historic manned landing on the Moon's surface on July 20, 1969....
13:16, 07/17/2019

Jeff Bezos to announce Blue Origin’s mission to the moon Jeff Bezos is expected to announce plans Thursday of his space company Blue Origin’s mission to the moon, according to a new report. The world’s richest man and Amazon founder will lay out details of the lunar missions, as well as a lunar...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Toyota will spend 10 years perfecting its astronaut moon rover Japan has an ambitious plan to send men to the moon by 2030 as part of a multinational mission and is determined they'll have a ride when they get there. Japan's space agency JAXA and partner Toyota have revealed that the pressurized, manne...
00:48, 07/17/2019

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23:32, 08/15/2019

The greatest photos ever? Why the moon landing shots are artistic masterpieces From a spacesuited everyman to a golden-legged invader, the lunar images were astonishingly poetic works of art that captured humanity evolving before our very eyes. Can they ever be surpassed?Fifty years ago this week, a former navy pilot created on...
22:16, 07/16/2019

Mysterious light flashes on the Moon have been baffling researchers for decades Though there have been several notable lunar-related discoveries since man first walked on the Moon in 1969, there is still one phenomenon that has perplexed researchers for decades: mysterious, random flashes of light coming from the Moon's surface....
12:48, 06/05/2019

Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad where first humans lifted off for the moon Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned to the launch pad Tuesday at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida where he flew to the moon 50 years ago along with the late Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin....
16:48, 07/16/2019

Donald Trump Trolled On Twitter After He Says Moon Is A Part Of Mars US President Donald Trump has left people astonished with his knowledge of space and the universe and has become a laughing stock yet again after he claimed that the Moon is a part of Mars....
02:16, 06/08/2019

India assesses technical snag that aborted moon mission NEW DELHI — India’s space organization is examining the technical snag that led to the aborting of the launch Monday of a spacecraft intended to land on the far side of the moon, an official said. The Chandrayaan-2 mission was called off shortly befo...
10:48, 07/15/2019

U.S. should skip moon, head for Mars, Apollo 11's Michael Collins says Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins is glad to hear more talk about missions to Mars, as the 50th anniversary of the historic first moonwalk stokes public interest in space....
08:48, 07/15/2019

New Analysis of Apollo-Era Moonquakes Shows the Moon Could Be Tectonically Active Astronauts and Jeff Bezos-types hoping to set up shop on the Moon might have another challenge to worry about: moonquakes caused by tectonic activity.Read more......
20:00, 05/13/2019

Apollo moon rocks shed new light on Earth's volcanoes Fifty years after humans first set foot on the moon, scientists believe rock samples collected by Apollo astronauts could help predict volcanic eruptions on Earth more accurately....
09:16, 07/17/2019

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22:32, 07/25/2019

From Satellites to the Moon and Mars, China Is Quickly Becoming a Space Superpower Nestled among the crimson dunes of China’s Gobi Desert, a warren of domes and squat white buildings rises from the parched earth. Inside is a research and educational facility for budding astronauts — and the latest manifestation of Beiji...
12:16, 07/17/2019

Ned Yost Can Teach You Whippersnappers A Thing Or Two About The Moon Landing, So Listen Up! The Royals beat the White Sox 11-0 last night, and got a complete game shutout from starting pitcher Glenn Sparkman. But who gives a shit about any of that? We’re here to learn about space from Royals manager Ned Yost....
12:00, 07/17/2019

NASA's moon rock lab home to geologic treasures NASA’s Lunar Sample Laboratory houses hundreds of pounds of moon rocks. With the 50th anniversary of the first manned moon landing approaching, NASA is about to open some Apollo samples for the first time in decades. (June 26)   ...
23:48, 06/25/2019

How hot dogs ended up on NASA's Apollo 11 moon mission National Hot Dog Day falls on the same week as the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, when astronauts consumed space sausages.        ...
11:16, 07/17/2019

Jeff Bezos reveals his 'Blue Moon' lunar lander Blue Origin is building a lunar lander aptly called the Blue Moon. Jeff Bezos has announced his space company's shared goal with NASA to go back to our planet's fateful companion in the next few years at an event for media and space industr...
17:32, 05/09/2019

Trump wants an additional $1.6 billion for NASA’s audacious moon mission The White House will ask Congress for the additional funding for NASA’s budget next year as the space agency attempts to return humans to the moon within five years....
21:00, 05/13/2019

Quakes show that moon, gradually shrinking, is tectonically active The moon may be dynamic and tectonically active like Earth - not the inert world some scientists had believed it to be - based on a new analysis disclosed on Monday of quakes measured by seismometers in operation on the moon from 1969 and 1977....
20:48, 05/13/2019

To The Moon And Back: The Most Dramatic Space-Inspired Fashion Through The Years As we head towards the 50th anniversary of the moon landings, Vogue looks back over half a century of design inspired by constellations, astronauts, aliens and everything else in the great unknown...
23:48, 06/23/2019

Donald Trump Wants To Return To The Moon. Jeff Bezos Pitches In To Help In the six weeks since Vice President Mike Pence announced a crash program to get humans to the moon within five years, the White House has provided no details on how it would achieve that and no cost......
03:16, 05/10/2019

Kipchoge likens sub-two hour marathon attempt to moon landing Kenyan world record holder Eliud Kipchoge says running a marathon in under two hours would be comparable in the annals of human achievement to standing on the moon or scaling Everest for the first time....
20:00, 08/14/2019

Apollo 11 flight director remembers historic mission to the Moon For many Americans, the first Moon landing serves as a historic -but distant- memory. Current generations learn about the event from parents or a textbook, but for flight director Gene Kranz the mission is personal....
13:00, 07/15/2019

NASA Is Working With Private Companies to Go Back to the Moon. That’s Riskier Than it Seems NASA will never be listed on NASDAQ. It’s already a wholly owned subsidiary of, well, all of us—which is the way it’s supposed to be with taxpayer-funded government agencies. But you could be forgiven for thinking that the full name...
16:16, 07/31/2019

Apollo 11: CEO of rocket maker ULA recalls watching Moon landing on TV as a kid On July 20, 1969, United Launch Alliance CEO Tory Bruno was just short of his 8th birthday, living on his family’s ranch in the mountains of California near Lake Tahoe....
13:00, 07/15/2019

Poll finds Americans are worried about asteroids, don’t care about the Moon As we creep closer to the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing, NASA is doing its best to drum up support for a return mission that would see its astronauts once again roaming the lunar surface. With such an exciting mission on the horizon, you...
12:00, 06/21/2019

7 bizarre objects from the festival's worth of trash left on the moon The Apollo 11 lunar lander and other moon missions left behind some weird stuff, including cannons, bags of poop, golf balls and the secrets to top magic tricks...
09:48, 07/09/2019

Trump attacks Nasa and claims the moon is 'a part' of Mars President tweeted Nasa should focus on ‘Mars (of which the Moon is a part)’ over going to the moon, a reversal of previous remarksFollowers of astronomy were in for a surprise on Friday, when Donald Trump announced that the moon is part of Mars.In a ...
13:00, 06/07/2019

Trump sends surprising tweet, says NASA 'should not be talking about going to the Moon' NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon - We did that 50 years ago. They should be focused on the much bigger things we are doing, including Mars (of which the Moon is a part), Defense and Science!...
14:00, 06/07/2019

Jeff Bezos: Blue Origin is going to the moon to ‘save the Earth’ Jeff Bezos talked about why he thinks going to the moon is important and how robots that can grasp things will be an important future tech trend.Read More...
16:48, 06/06/2019

Donald Trump reverses course, says Mars, not moon, should be NASA's priority President Donald Trump on Friday reversed course on what he believes should be NASA's priorities, telling the space agency to focus on Mars instead of the moon....
15:16, 06/07/2019

Jeff Bezos Is Promising the Moon — But There Are Plenty of Reasons to Doubt Him You may not have given a lot of thought to your plans for 2024, but more and more people in the space business have. For reasons not entirely clear, 2024 has become the big year for big promises. The trend started in 2017 with SpaceX founder Elon Mus...
12:48, 05/10/2019

Apollo 11: Buzz Aldrin recalls the Moon's 'magnificent desolation' During a 2012 interview with Fox News Channel’s Neil Cavuto, astronaut Buzz Aldrin recalled the “magnificent desolation” he and Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong witnessed when they landed on the Moon 50 years ago....
11:00, 07/16/2019

Japan's Abe unlikely to meet South Korea's Moon at U.N. in September: Sankei Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is unlikely to meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in during the United Nations General Assembly in September, the Sankei newspaper said on Monday, the latest sign of strained ties between the key U.S. allies....
03:48, 07/29/2019

Trump Criticizes NASA Plan Of Going To Moon. He Directed It 18 Months Ago President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for promoting its plan to return to the moon before human exploration of Mars, a strategy that Trump endorsed in a directive early in his tenure and......
21:00, 06/07/2019

Trump criticizes NASA moon mission after promoting it earlier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for aiming to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and urged the space agency to focus instead on "much bigger" initiatives like going to Mars, undercutting his previous support for the lunar i...
17:00, 06/07/2019

"3 Steps Closer To Moon": ISRO's Latest Chandrayaan-2 Update Chandrayaan-2, orbiting the Earth after lift-off on July 22, completed its third orbit raising manoeuvre taking India three steps closer to the moon, India's space agency ISRO said today....
05:48, 07/29/2019

Lunar Eclipse Marks Moon Landing's 50th Anniversary Lunar Eclipse 2019: The moon is set to treat Earthlings with a partial lunar eclipse on the 50th anniversary of the day when mankind launched the first mission to set foot on it. A partial lunar......
12:32, 07/15/2019

Elon Musk goes after Bezos’ Moon lander with lewd joke As the race for space dominance among private companies heats up, SpaceX's Elon Musk has taken a pot shot at Jeff Bezos' newly announced Moon lander with a crude joke....
11:32, 05/10/2019

NASA’s Dragonfly will fly across the surface of Titan, Saturn’s ocean moon NASA has just announced its next big interplanetary mission: Dragonfly, which will deliver a Mars Rover-sized flying vehicle to the surface of Titan, a moon of Saturn with tantalizing life-supporting qualities. The craft will fly from place to place...
19:16, 06/28/2019

MIT, Blue Origin to cooperate on sending research experiment to the moon MIT and Blue Origin have signed a memorandum outlining plans to pursue mutual interests in space exploration. MIT will develop one or more payload experiments to be launched aboard Blue Origin’s Blue Moon, a flexible lander delivering a wide variety ...
14:48, 05/10/2019

NASA to unseal moon rock samples from the Apollo missions HOUSTON — Inside a locked vault at Johnson Space Center is treasure few have seen and fewer have touched. The restricted lab is home to hundreds of pounds of moon rocks collected by Apollo astronauts close to a half-century ago. And for the first tim...
13:16, 06/26/2019

Dueling Superpowers, Rival Billionaires. Inside the New Race to the Moon It’s easier to love Apollo 11 if you were around to see it happen. For those who didn’t camp along the Cape Kennedy causeway to watch the Saturn 5 liftoff on July 16, 1969, or huddle around a rabbit-ear TV to watch Neil Armstrong climb do...
09:16, 07/18/2019

NASA: $1.6B extra in 2020 adequate for moon mission, but more needed later NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine addressed doubts and naysayers in a town hall meeting about $1.6 billion proposed for 2020 to advance a new moon landing in 2024....
01:48, 05/15/2019

Impact that formed the Moon might have splashed into Earth’s magma ocean Enlarge / An early version of the collision model, showing a head-on impact. The Earth and its moon are unique in our Solar System. Earth is the only rocky planet with a large moon, and only the dwarf planet Pluto has a moon that's so similar in s...
04:48, 05/02/2019

Elon Musk Told Us Why He Thinks We Can Land on the Moon in ‘Less Than 2 Years’ On July 12, TIME editor-at-large and space reporter Jeffrey Kluger had a far-ranging conversation with SpaceX CEO Elon Musk at the company’s headquarters in California. They discussed Musk’s reasons for starting SpaceX, his thoughts on ...
08:00, 07/18/2019

Apollo 11 space mission: Diabolically hard practice got us to the moon Before anyone had been to space, NASA simulated everything that could go possibly wrong – efforts that averted catastrophe as the Apollo 11 crew were about to land...
06:32, 07/18/2019

NASA's new mission, Dragonfly, will explore Saturn's moon Titan NASA announced the latest mission in its New Frontiers program, called Dragonfly, which will explore Saturn's largest moon, Titan. It's the only moon in our solar system that has an atmosphere....
17:32, 06/27/2019

South Korea conservative suggests Kim Jong Un a better leader than Moon A conservative politician in South Korea is under fire for suggesting President Moon Jae-in is somehow worse than Kim Jong Un, North Korea's dictator....
11:32, 05/31/2019

NASA to send a drone to Saturn's largest moon NASA announced Thursday that it's is sending a drone called Dragonfly to explore Saturn's largest moon Titan. Using propellers, the spacecraft will fly from location to location on the icy moon to study whether it can support microbial life...
17:00, 06/27/2019

Scientists discovered table salt on Jupiter’s moon, Europa Europa, a frozen moon around Jupiter, is believed to be one of the most habitable worlds in the solar system. It was first imaged in detail by the Voyager 1 probe in 1979, revealing a surface almost devoid of large craters. This suggested that water ...
09:32, 06/19/2019

Chandrayaan-2 To Reach Moon By August 20, Says Space Agency ISRO India's second moon spacecraft Chandrayaan-2, put into earth orbit on July 22, is scheduled to reach the Moon by August 20, the Indian space agency said on Wednesday....
05:16, 07/24/2019

Rare Videotape Of Neil Armstrong's First Steps On Moon To Be Auctioned A one-time NASA intern who bought a truckload of videotapes to resell them may end up a millionaire next month when Sotheby's auctions what it says is the only surviving original recording of man's......
08:00, 06/28/2019

Countries Are Racing To Moon's South Pole, ISRO Explains Why Chandrayaan 2 Enters Moon Orbit: Chandrayaan 2 is India's most ambitious space mission to date. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) explains why lunar mission is important for India and other......
23:48, 08/19/2019

How live images of the Apollo 11 moon landing came via Australia – video When Neil Armstrong took his first step on the moon in 1969, more than 600 million people around the world tuned in to watch it live. Australia played a key role in getting those images from the moon to Earth. Glen Nagle, from the Canberra Deep Spac...
17:16, 07/18/2019

'They nailed it': how a little dish in Australia broadcast the moon landing to the world Live TV images of Neil Armstrong’s first step came via Honeysuckle Creek, near Canberra, originally meant only as a backupAround the world more than 600 million people were glued to TV screens. Coordinated by Tom Reid, tracking stations at Australia’...
17:16, 07/18/2019

India suspends moon mission launch shortly before takeoff A "technical snag" led mission control to abort the launch at the southern spaceport of Sriharikota. India wants to become the fourth country to successfully complete a controlled landing on the moon....
16:48, 07/14/2019

The Greatest Leap, part 3: The triumph and near-tragedy of the first Moon landing Video shot by Joshua Ballinger, edited and produced by Jing Niu and David Minick. Click here for transcript. A vast, gray expanse loomed just a few hundred meters below as Neil Armstrong peered out his tiny window. From inside the spidery lunar la...
15:48, 07/18/2019

India's Chandrayaan-2 moon mission called off minutes before launch Nation’s first attempt at a landing on the moon put on hold due to ‘technical snag’India’s moon mission, destined for the uncharted south pole, has been put on hold less than an hour before take off, following a technical glitch.The mission, which wa...
17:00, 07/14/2019

Prisoners of the Moon review – the dark side of the Apollo 11 story This unsettling documentary focuses on an engineer from Nazi Germany who was a key player in America’s lunar programmeThis considered documentary blends archive, original interviews and reconstruction to track down an ugly, sticky thread from the gre...
04:16, 07/04/2019

Awesome images of a volcanic eruption on Jupiter’s moon Io Back in 2007, NASA’s New Horizons flew by the most volcanically active world in our solar system, Jupiter’s third-largest moon Io. While there, it caught Io’s Tvashtar volcano shooting out a 200-mile-high plume.    &...
05:32, 08/20/2019

Crescent Moon looks absolutely gorgeous from space in this astronaut photo An astronaut's vantage point offers a stunning view of not just Earth , but also our nearest neighbor, as proved by this newly published photograph of the moon....
08:16, 05/15/2019

ISRO's "Moment Of Terror" On September 7, When Chandrayaan 2 Reaches Moon As Chandrayaan 2 spacecraft entered the moon's orbit this morning, executing one of the trickiest manoeuvres on its historic mission to the moon, space agency ISRO said the move was completed in 1738......
02:48, 08/20/2019

NASA has selected three lunar landers to bring science to the moon Three companies - Orbit Beyond, Astrobotic and Intuitive Machines - have been awarded contracts by NASA to send landers to the moon’s surface in 2020 and 2021...
13:00, 05/31/2019

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02:16, 06/03/2019

Scientists confirm that a space rock hit the Moon during the lunar eclipse Enlarge / The flash from the impact of a meteoroid on the eclipsed Moon in early 2019, seen as the dot at top left. (credit: J. M. Madiedo / MIDAS) On January 19, 2019, a lunar eclipse dazzled observers throughout the Americas (and a sliver of Afri...
04:48, 05/02/2019

NASA to open Moon rock samples sealed for 50 years After announcing the nine teams that were granted the chance to look at the rock samples from the Moon collected nearly 50 years ago in March, NASA is finally opening up the vault....
11:48, 06/26/2019

Amazon's Jeff Bezos unveils moon lander plans The founder of tech giant Amazon said, "It's time to go back to the moon." Riding a resurgent wave of interest in returning to the moon, Jeff Bezos said people could be transported there in the near future....
16:32, 05/09/2019

'The Dish' still beaming signals from Australia 50 years after moon walk It's known as "The Dish" and it soars above a nondescript paddock in rural Australia. Without it, hundreds of millions of people would never have seen all of the generation-defining footage of Neil Armstrong walking on the moon 50 years ago....
20:32, 07/17/2019

India Aborts Moon Mission Launch Due to a Technical Glitch (SRIHARIKOTA, India) — India aborted the launch on Monday of a spacecraft intended to land on the far side of the moon less than an hour before liftoff. The Chandrayaan-2 mission was called off when a “technical snag” was observed i...
23:16, 07/14/2019

South Korea's Moon says door open for summit at G20, depends on Abe South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday he is open to holding a summit with Japan during the G20 meeting this week but the decision rests with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, throwing the ball back to Tokyo amid strains over historical issues...
00:32, 06/26/2019

Lunar Eclipse Meteorite Briefly Created a Spot on the Moon as Hot as the Sun This past January, astronomers managed to capture the moment a space rock struck the Moon during a total lunar eclipse. Now we’re learning more about this unprecedented event, including the speed of the offending object and the intense temperatures r...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Explainer: NASA aims to build on moon as a way station for Mars Unlike the Apollo program that put astronauts on the moon 50 years ago, NASA is gearing up for a long term presence on Earth's satellite that the agency says will eventually enable humans to reach Mars....
04:16, 07/18/2019