Moon

China Discovers Mysterious 'Gel-Like' Substance on Far Side of Moon

China's Yutu-2 moon rover has discovered something decidedly weird as it explores the far side of the moon: an unidentified "gel-like"...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 03 September 2019 - 11:42AM

What if the Apollo 11 Mission Had Failed? Here's the Speech Nixon Didn't Have to Give

On July 20, 1969 at 2017 hrs UTC (4:17pm Eastern Time), the Apollo Lunar Module Eagle, commanded by Neil Armstrong and piloted by...

K.S. Anthony
Thursday, 18 July 2019 - 2:38PM

NASA Planning to Explore Moon's Icy South Pole by 2024

On the heels of President Trump's directive to put "American astronauts launched by American rockets from American soil" on the moon's...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 17 April 2019 - 9:34AM

Buzz Aldrin Has Perfect Reply to Plan to Analyze Human Poop Left on Moon's Surface

The Apollo 11 crew left more than just an American flag, footprints, and a legacy of indelible achievement in space exploration on the...

Gart Williams
Wednesday, 03 April 2019 - 2:23PM

Trump Vows to Make Space Exploration Great Again With Americans Astronauts on Moon By 2024

Vice President Mike Pence told NASA at the National Space Council that President Trump expects them to have American astronauts back...

Gart Williams
Tuesday, 26 March 2019 - 4:20PM

4 Billion Year Old Earth Rock Found On the Moon By Apollo 14 Astronauts

In a rather surprising turn of events that is all but guaranteed to ignite specious "arguments" concerning the authenticity of the...

K.S. Anthony
Friday, 25 January 2019 - 4:00PM

What's This Weekend's 'Super Blood Wolf Moon' All About, Anyway?

If you're seeing news of the upcoming super-blood-wolf-moon-apocalypse and thinking to yourself, "wait, didn't we just have one of...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 16 January 2019 - 10:37AM

China's Lunar Probe Shares First Images From the 'Dark' Side of the Moon

Remember when we said that China's lunar probe was in position and that any day now it would land on the dark side of the moon and...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 03 January 2019 - 12:28PM

China's Lunar Probe Prepares For Historic Landing on the Dark Side of the Moon

A couple of weeks ago, China reached a major milestone as its Chang'e-4 lander and rover entered the moon's orbit. Ending 2018 on a...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 31 December 2018 - 10:04AM

Deadly Moon Dust Is the 'Number One Concern' for Astronauts Returning to Moon

As Cas Anvar of The Expanse said, space is trying to kill you 24 hours a day. Whether it's powerful gravity, deadly radiation, or a...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 17 December 2018 - 12:00PM

China's 'Dark Side' Lunar Lander Has Entered the Moon's Orbit--What's Next?

We've been reporting on China's Chang'e-4 mission since it was announced, but Wednesday marks a major milestone for the project: the...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 14 December 2018 - 11:43AM

China Has Been Quietly Planning a Dark Side of the Moon Landing For This Weekend

Typically, when a nation's space agency decides on a major mission into any part of space, they make sure that the world knows about...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 - 2:11PM

WATCH: NASA Will Announce New 'Moon Partnerships' Today

Get hyped, because today's the day NASA's announcing the next batch of commercial projects that have been accepted for liftoff!...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 29 November 2018 - 12:28PM

Russia Plans to Populate Future Moonbase With Robotic 'Avatars'

NASA has already announced plans to establish a permanent base on the Moon (even if the Mars Society isn't too happy with them), but...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 - 11:44AM

The President Of The Mars Society Says NASA Is Screwing Up Our Best Chance For A Moon Base

NASA is no stranger to amateur science enthusiasts criticizing their work, but Robert Zubrin, the President of the Mars Society, has...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 02 November 2018 - 12:00PM

Collection of Lunar Rocks Called "The Moon Puzzle" Expected to Fetch $500,000 At Auction

If you're not rich enough to buy a trip around the Moon with SpaceX (like Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa), the next best thing is...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 11 October 2018 - 11:57AM

Wondering What To Call a Moon of a Larger Moon? It's Not That Simple

It's a scientist's job to ask the important questions and to try and find the answers, but it's the scientist's kid's job to ask the...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 11 October 2018 - 11:04AM

Why Not Both? NASA Reveals Detailed Mission Plan To Return To The Moon And Land Humans On Mars

For the past few years we've been excited by big announcements coming out of NASA, like the Deep Space Gateway and the deep-space...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 28 September 2018 - 1:06PM

Japanese Company ispace Signs with SpaceX for Two Moon Missions

Well, it's been a banner two weeks for SpaceX: they've given new updates on their BFR rocket, announced the first space tourist to go...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 - 11:36AM

The Eagle Has Landed: NASA Releases 19,000 Hours of Behind-the-Scenes Moon Landing Recordings

If the moon landing really was faked by NASA and Stanley Kubrick, then it must have been the most thorough faking in the history of...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 - 11:58AM