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NASA eager to soon camp on the Moon

NASA heading back to Moon soon and this time to stay.

16 Feb 2019 8:00 PM

China on the moon!

These fears may apply to the distant future, but history shows us that the intentions of the rulers of men are suspect.

05 Jan 2019 12:01 AM

China probe readies to land on dark side of the moon

The probe, the Chang’e-4, entered a planned orbit on Sunday “to prepare for the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the moon.”

30 Dec 2018 12:23 PM

Israeli spacecraft gets final element before 2019 moon launch

Israel has launched satellites before, but this is the first longer-range Israeli spacecraft of its kind.

18 Dec 2018 9:42 AM

Curry signals willingness to meet with NASA over Moon landing doubts

Curry is willing to take NASA up on its offer to tour its lunar lab in Houston.

12 Dec 2018 3:43 PM


China launches probe to explore dark side of Moon

Advancing China’s space programme has been a priority of its leaders.

08 Dec 2018 10:29 AM

NASA selects nine US companies to vie for moon program funding

As soon as 2022, NASA expects to begin construction on a new space station laboratory that will orbit the moon.

30 Nov 2018 7:44 AM

NASA probe beams back image of Jupiter's moon Io

Slightly larger than Earth's moon, Io is the most volcanically active world in the solar system.

19 Nov 2018 2:07 PM

Have astronomers found 1st moon outside our solar system?

Two Columbia University researchers presented their tantalising evidence for a moon.

04 Oct 2018 9:38 AM

Russian space chief: No '2nd-tier status' with NASA outpost

Rogozin said that Russia wouldn’t accept a second-tier role in a NASA-led plan to build an outpost near the moon.

23 Sep 2018 8:15 AM


Wondrous moon

Moon’s waxing and waning is a metaphor for the ebb and flow of our lives.

13 Sep 2018 6:12 AM

NASA’s head excited about prospects for exploiting water on the moon

The findings mark the first time scientists have confirmed by direct observation the presence of water on the moon’s surface.

23 Aug 2018 9:47 AM

How will Orion survive deep space?

Orion has built-in technologies that enable the crew and spacecraft to explore far into the solar system.

05 Aug 2018 5:26 PM

Blood Moon dazzles, was longest lunar eclipse of 21st century

The next lunar eclipse of such a length is due in 2123.

28 Jul 2018 9:51 AM

Europa's ocean ascending to surface: NASA

Scientists focused on linear features called "bands" and "groove lanes" found on Jupiter's moons Europa and Ganymede.

09 Jul 2018 7:58 PM


Moon and Mars: Double celestial event coming up this month

On the intervening night of July 27-28, the Moon will be totally eclipsed for one hour, 43 minutes.

09 Jul 2018 1:20 AM

Distant moons may be habitable

Researchers identified around 100 giant planets that potentially host moons capable of supporting life.

16 Jun 2018 11:10 AM

Jeff Bezos details lunar manufacturing plans

At a Space Development Conference in Los Angeles, Bezos talked about his idea of colonising Moon by making it a centre for heavy industry.

29 May 2018 3:51 PM

China launches satellite to explore dark side of moon: Xinhua

China aims to catch up with Russia and the United States to become a major space power by 2030.

21 May 2018 8:31 AM

NASA releases 'Tour of the Moon' in 4K

NASA has released a 'Moon tour' video that will make you want to go for a visit.

10 Apr 2018 6:47 PM