Moon

NASA's Lunar Flashlight Will Find Water Sources to Help Astronauts "Live off the Land"

NASA plans to begin manned missions to Mars in 2030, but before that can happen, we will likely make another manned stop at our Moon...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 02 February 2016 - 2:17PM

Russia Finalizing Plans to Put People on the Moon Forever

Russia has been planning to build a manned base on the Moon for years, and now, according to a new report from TASS, the official...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 04 December 2015 - 9:47AM

Chris Hadfield Says We Should Focus on the Moon Before Going to Mars

Between the discovery of water on Mars and the hubbub surrounding the real-life science of The Martian, all of the hype around space...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 06 October 2015 - 1:18PM

The Most Amazing Images of This Weekend's Super Blood Moon from Around the World

Last night, September 27, people all over the world observed a beautiful supermoon eclipse, or "super blood moon." A blood moon refers...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 28 September 2015 - 9:55AM

Everything You Need to Know About the Rare Supermoon Eclipse This Weekend

This weekend, the sky will be lit up in a most distinctive way: a simultaneous supermoon and lunar eclipse will create an effect in...

Janey Tracey
Saturday, 26 September 2015 - 12:31PM

You Can Now Choose the Moon as Your Eternal Resting Place

This may be simultaneously the most morbid and sentimental use of space yet. Elysium Space, a company described as a "celestial...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 - 4:28PM

The First Supermoon of the Year Will Come Out Tomorrow Night

Amateur skygazers will want to be outside after dark tomorrow night, because 2015's very first supermoon will be glowing in the...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 28 August 2015 - 1:45PM

Facebook is Lying to You - Mars Will Not be as Big as the Moon Tomorrow

No, Mars will not be as big as the moon this month. Not now, not ever.

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 26 August 2015 - 11:30AM

Watch: NASA Video Reveals the Dark Side of the Moon as It Transits the Earth

The mysterious side of the satellite is revealed in all its glory.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 06 August 2015 - 9:51AM

'Impossible' and Controversial EM Drive Can Get Us to the Moon in Four Hours

If it actually works, the engine could get us to Pluto in only 18 months.

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 28 July 2015 - 1:58PM

MIT Builds Egg-Shaped Inflatable Tent to Camp Out on the Moon

Future astronauts could use an inflatable tent to sleep on the moon overnight.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 11 June 2015 - 3:55PM

Watch: Pluto's Egg-Shaped Moon Nix Does a Cosmic Tilt-a-Whirl

Pluto's weird moon Nix is not only shaped like an egg, it jerks and tilts crazily as it orbits.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 04 June 2015 - 3:14PM

The Shortest Lunar Eclipse of the Century Will Be Visible on April 4

A total lunar eclipse will be visible right before sunrise the morning of April 4, 2015, and it will be the shortest lunar eclipse of...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 30 March 2015 - 4:19PM

The Moon Could Have Underground Lava Tubes Big Enough to Hold Entire Cities

Are we one step closer to living inside the moon? Purdue University researchers may have found evidence that the moon has huge lava...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 30 March 2015 - 3:25PM

Silicon Valley Start-Up Plans to Mine the Moon's Surface for Google's Lunar XPrize

Silicon Valley start-up Moon Express aims to send a small robotic spacecraft to do a soft landing on the moon and then mine it for a...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 19 March 2015 - 10:37AM

This Inflatable Astronaut Lounge May Be Key to Living on Other Planets

Bigelow Aerospace is ready to send an inflatable test chamber to dock with the ISS, and it may be the key to human colonization of...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 13 March 2015 - 1:29PM

Watch: The ISS Shoots Past the Moon

Every once in a while, the ISS does a fly-by past the moon and can be seen with the naked eye, or at least a good camera. On December...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 30 December 2014 - 2:09PM

Best Pictures of the October 2014 Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse from Around the World

Skygazers could see the "Blood Moon" lunar eclipse once again early this morning, starting at about 6:25 am and lasting until about...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 - 10:02AM

Blood Moon Part 2 - Your Viewing Guide To Tonight's Lunar Eclipse

This year has been a veritable feast for skywatchers. We've already had a Supermoon, a Mars Opposition and a Blood Moon, and now 2014...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 07 October 2014 - 12:05PM

Russia To Put Another Human on the Moon by 2030

Russia's space agency, Roscomsos, announced today that it would endeavor to send another human to the moon for the first time in over...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 23 September 2014 - 3:31PM