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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...

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...
2019-07-14 14:45

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...
2019-07-15 11:01

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...
2019-06-12 17:45

Chandrayaan-2 Moon Mission to Launch on July 22, ISRO Announces ISRO has announced that the Chandrayaan-2 launch has been rescheduled for July 22, seven days after the ambitious launch by ISRO had to be aborted an hour before the lift off....
2019-07-18 09:15

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...
2019-07-23 01:15

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....
2019-06-07 05:15

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...
2019-07-08 19:45

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...
2019-06-10 03:30

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...
2019-07-20 13:30

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....
2019-07-12 17:30

Trinamool's Moon Moon Sen Loses To Babul Supriyo In Bengal's Asansol Moon Moon Sen, the actor-turned-politician, was the Trinamool's "giant slayer" in 2014. She lost to BJP's Babul Supriyo in Asansol as the BJP secured a thumping victory in the national elections....
2019-05-24 01:15

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......
2019-05-23 08:15

Oh My God Stop It With the Fake Moon Names What the Hell Is a 'Black Moon' That Isn't Anything An easy way to grab someone’s attention is by telling them that something is different about the Moon. The Moon, you see, is our night sun, and thus holds an important place in our minds and hearts.Read more......
2019-07-31 22:15

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...
2019-06-28 03:15

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......
2019-05-24 01:15

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...
2019-05-23 21:15

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...
2019-07-19 21:15

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 Paruku. 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...
2019-06-27 22:45

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.        ...
2019-06-01 02:45

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......
2019-06-04 20:15

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...
2019-05-27 07:15

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...
2019-05-23 15:15

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....
2019-08-16 19:15

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....
2019-07-02 00:30

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?At 2.51am on Monday 15 July, engineers at India’s national spaceport at Sriharikota will blast their ...
2019-07-06 16:15

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....
2019-07-10 05:00

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...
2019-07-19 11:30

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....
2019-07-20 15:30

Here’s what we’ve left behind on 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...
2019-07-18 16:15

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...
2019-06-29 00:15

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.” ...
2019-07-15 20:00

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...
2019-06-16 18:30

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....
2019-08-10 05:30

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...
2019-07-17 17:00

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)        ...
2019-07-12 09:00

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....
2019-07-19 15:15

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...
2019-07-19 08:00

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?...
2019-07-18 21:45

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....
2019-06-27 19:15

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...
2019-08-07 02:00

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...
2019-05-21 16:30

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....
2019-07-03 19:45

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....
2019-08-19 12:00

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 ...
2019-07-03 22:15

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...
2019-07-16 13:15

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...
2019-08-02 05:45

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....
2019-05-22 20:30

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...
2019-05-27 22:30

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...
2019-08-18 05:30

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...
2019-07-05 13:00

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...
2019-05-24 00:15

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...
2019-07-12 04:45

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....
2019-07-18 02:15

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...
2019-07-25 06:15

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)        ...
2019-07-11 12:45

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...
2019-07-18 14:45

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....
2019-07-12 14:30

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...
2019-08-01 03:15

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....
2019-07-11 07:45

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...
2019-07-25 00:15

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...
2019-07-23 22:30

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...
2019-08-02 09:15

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...
2019-05-25 18:15

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 ...
2019-07-18 19:30

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...
2019-07-21 02:45

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 ...
2019-07-20 22:45

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...
2019-06-21 21:00

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......
2019-05-21 19:15

'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. ...
2019-07-19 11:30

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...
2019-05-21 19:15

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...
2019-07-19 19:45

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...
2019-07-21 00:30

Apollo 11 Turns 50: How Did NASA Put Men on the Moon? To put astronauts on the surface of the moon and bring them home safely, NASA had to do many things right, in succession, with margins of error ranging from small to nonexistent....
2019-06-20 09:30

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...
2019-07-19 23:45

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...
2019-06-17 06:15

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�...
2019-07-22 06:15

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...
2019-05-26 02:30

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...
2019-07-17 11:15

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....
2019-07-16 18:30

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...
2019-05-21 16:30

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...
2019-05-26 21:00

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.        ...
2019-06-03 23:45

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...
2019-05-21 17:15

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....
2019-07-25 01:30

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...
2019-07-17 14:15

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...
2019-08-14 17:45

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....
2019-08-02 21:30

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....
2019-07-21 08:15

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...
2019-07-18 18:15

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......
2019-07-13 05:15

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...
2019-06-06 00:15

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...
2019-08-01 06:45

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....
2019-08-20 16:30

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...
2019-07-13 07:30

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?...
2019-07-19 21:45

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 ...
2019-06-30 23:15

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....
2019-07-05 18:30

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.        ...
2019-06-04 20:15

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....
2019-07-03 17:15

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......
2019-07-13 08:00

The Latest: Moon: Trump-Kim handshake would be ‘historic’ South Korean President Moon Jae-in says that a potential handshake between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un at the Demilitarized Zone would represent “a significant milestone” and be an “historic event.”...
2019-06-30 06:30

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 ...
2019-07-18 00:00

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....
2019-06-17 09:45

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!...
2019-06-16 19:45

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.        ...
2019-06-17 20:00

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...
2019-08-02 08:30

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....
2019-06-28 11:30

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....
2019-05-30 23:00

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....
2019-07-22 15:30

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...
2019-06-11 22:45

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...
2019-05-21 16:30

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...
2019-06-27 19:30

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...
2019-07-09 13:15

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....
2019-07-15 06:30

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....
2019-07-22 23:45

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....
2019-05-21 20:15

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....
2019-06-14 20:45

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...
2019-07-05 23:30

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...
2019-07-22 20:15

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...
2019-08-07 00:30

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......
2019-08-07 05:30

|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....
2019-06-24 08:45

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)       ...
2019-06-24 09:30

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....
2019-07-22 08:45

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....
2019-06-24 10:30

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...
2019-07-22 18:15

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...
2019-07-10 09:15

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...
2019-07-20 06:15

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....
2019-07-23 05:30

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....
2019-07-23 07:15

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....
2019-07-06 17:30

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...
2019-07-21 18:45

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...
2019-05-21 22:45

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...
2019-08-08 04:30

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...
2019-07-21 08:15

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....
2019-07-15 21:00

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...
2019-06-14 12:45

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....
2019-07-18 19:30

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...
2019-07-10 14:30

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...
2019-07-23 07:15

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......
2019-08-07 16:00

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....
2019-06-19 01:45

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...
2019-06-18 09:45

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....
2019-07-16 00:15

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....
2019-07-16 21:45

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....
2019-07-16 04:30

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...
2019-07-15 20:45

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.       ...
2019-07-15 20:30

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....
2019-06-27 19:15

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....
2019-07-20 02:45

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...
2019-07-20 07:30

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 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....
2019-07-15 19:15

| 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....
2019-08-06 06:15

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...
2019-07-16 00:15

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....
2019-07-02 04:15

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...
2019-07-16 22:15

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....
2019-07-20 13:00

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....
2019-07-02 04:15

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...
2019-07-20 06:30

‘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...
2019-05-30 06:15

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....
2019-07-17 05:30

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!...
2019-07-19 23:15

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....
2019-06-14 21:45

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!"...
2019-06-07 21:15

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....
2019-07-19 14:00

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....
2019-06-08 14:00

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...
2019-07-24 00:15

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...
2019-06-21 04:15

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...
2019-06-14 09:45

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...
2019-07-19 20:45

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...
2019-07-23 18:30

Readers share their memories of the Apollo 11 moon landing The Post asked readers to write in with their tales of where they were on July 20, 1969 when Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon. From Yankee Stadium to the Mets locker room, from summer jobs to Vietnam, from foreign countries to new citizens, here&#...
2019-07-18 19:45

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.        ...
2019-07-22 21:15

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...
2019-07-19 04:01

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......
2019-07-22 20:15

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.       ...
2019-06-12 00:45

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......
2019-06-12 02:45

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....
2019-06-12 03:45

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....
2019-07-22 14:15

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...
2019-06-20 14:30

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...
2019-07-18 14:30

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....
2019-07-18 13:15

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,......
2019-07-17 08:45

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...
2019-07-19 22:30

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...
2019-07-19 14:15

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....
2019-06-04 22:30

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...
2019-07-19 21:45

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...
2019-06-16 20:45

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...
2019-07-17 22:45

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...
2019-08-01 01:30

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...
2019-06-30 09:45

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.       ...
2019-07-17 23:15

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...
2019-07-31 22:30

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 ...
2019-07-22 15:15

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."       ...
2019-07-21 00:00

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.        ...
2019-07-18 07:30

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....
2019-07-31 19:15

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....
2019-06-29 03:45

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)        ...
2019-06-20 08:00

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...
2019-06-12 17:45

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....
2019-05-21 19:15

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......
2019-07-20 06:15

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...
2019-05-21 16:30

'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...
2019-07-14 11:45

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...
2019-05-21 16:30

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...
2019-05-21 19:15

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...
2019-05-22 10:15

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...
2019-05-21 16:30

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....
2019-08-20 18:30

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. ...
2019-08-08 10:15

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...
2019-07-08 21:15

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....
2019-07-14 06:00

10-Point Guide To India's Moon Mission On Monday India will step up the international space race on Monday when it launches a low-cost mission to become only the fourth country to land a probe on the moon. Just five days before the 50th anniversary......
2019-07-12 08:00

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...
2019-08-20 03:00

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...
2019-07-13 03:00

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...
2019-05-21 19:15

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....
2019-05-21 20:15

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...
2019-08-19 21:00

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....
2019-05-24 11:45

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...
2019-07-03 21:15

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...
2019-07-08 15:15

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......
2019-05-28 17:45

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?...
2019-07-15 06:15

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...
2019-05-21 16:30

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...
2019-08-21 05:00

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 ...
2019-05-21 14:45

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....
2019-07-15 07:45

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....
2019-08-07 21:30

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...
2019-07-03 02:45

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...
2019-08-07 21:00

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...
2019-07-19 02:30

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...
2019-08-12 20:45

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....
2019-05-21 20:30

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...
2019-07-18 23:30

'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’...
2019-07-18 23:30

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....
2019-06-08 13:00

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....
2019-07-18 02:15

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...
2019-07-08 15:15

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...
2019-07-10 10:15

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...
2019-07-31 22:15

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....
2019-07-12 12:00

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....
2019-08-12 20:45

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...
2019-07-19 07:30

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...
2019-08-11 01:00

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...
2019-07-21 16:15

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....
2019-05-21 19:15

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...
2019-07-17 20:15

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...
2019-07-23 22:15

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...
2019-05-21 19:15

Japan curbs could drag on, hurt global economy: Moon Japan's export curbs on key materials used by South Korean tech companies could drag on despite diplomatic efforts to end the dispute, South Korea's president said on Wednesday, pledging to help firms to reduce their reliance on Japanese suppliers....
2019-07-10 12:15

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...
2019-07-23 21:30

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...
2019-06-21 18:01

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...
2019-07-11 17:30

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....
2019-06-28 03:45

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.        ...
2019-07-17 20:45

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....
2019-07-17 21:30

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....
2019-07-22 15:30

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...
2019-06-28 01:15

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...
2019-06-12 00:30

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....
2019-07-18 14:30

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....
2019-06-12 03:15

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...
2019-07-04 13:30

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...
2019-06-08 02:30

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......
2019-06-28 18:30

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...
2019-06-27 19:30

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 ...
2019-07-18 15:30

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....
2019-06-08 00:30

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."...
2019-05-22 19:30

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 ...
2019-07-23 01:15

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....
2019-08-15 01:15

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!...
2019-06-07 23:15

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 ...
2019-07-10 12:00

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 ...
2019-06-07 23:30

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...
2019-07-18 20:30

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...
2019-06-07 01:45

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......
2019-06-28 23:15

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...
2019-06-28 00:15

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......
2019-06-08 13:00

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....
2019-05-22 01:15

NASA plans to send a drone to Saturn’s largest moon NASA says it’s sending a drone to explore Saturn’s largest moon. The space agency said Thursday Dragonfly will fly from location to location over Titan, exploring future potential landing sites. The mission, part of NASA’s competiti...
2019-06-27 23:00

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...
2019-06-29 10:00

S.Korean YouTubers lure Japanese audience with attacks on Moon Japanese citizens angry at South Korea's role in a diplomatic row over their wartime history that has spilled into trade have found some unlikely allies: South Korean commentators using YouTube to attack their own president, Moon Jae-in....
2019-07-24 04:45

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....
2019-06-12 14:30

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....
2019-06-12 14:30

SpaceX, Lockheed, Blue Origin, others get new NASA moon contracts NASA handed out new contracts to 10 companies, including SpaceX and Blue Origin, to help send people back to the moon by 2024 -- and to Mars afterward....
2019-07-31 18:15

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....
2019-07-10 07:01

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)....
2019-06-29 03:45

'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....
2019-07-18 11:00

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...
2019-05-22 02:15

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....
2019-07-22 17:15

I have some important things to tell transgender kids – today, right now, you’re perfect | First Dog on the Moon Sadly not everyone can be a chicken, but everyone can be glorious, and you are Sign 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 Con...
2019-08-16 12:45

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....
2019-07-20 05:45

Fighting fascism could get you classified as a terrorist – but the Raccoons of the Resistance are here | First Dog on the Moon Someone has to stop the murderous white supremacists slithering out of YouTube’s Nazi factoriesSign 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 merchandis...
2019-08-08 14:30

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....
2019-07-16 00:15

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.       ...
2019-07-15 00:15

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....
2019-05-31 18:15

India To Launch Ambitious Moon Mission Chandrayaan-2 Hours From Now Chandrayaan-2, Indian's space mission that aims to place a robotic rover on the moon, will launch at 2:51 am on Monday. President Ram Nath Kovind has arrived at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh to......
2019-07-14 17:30

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 ...
2019-07-19 21:15

Moon Jae-in, U.S. defense chief concur on North Korea sanctions South Korean President Moon Jae-in and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan agreed Monday that North Korea sanctions should remain in place....
2019-06-04 02:30

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...
2019-05-29 06:45

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...
2019-07-15 08:15

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.        ...
2019-07-20 20:45

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...
2019-05-21 16:30

20-Hour Countdown To Moon Mission Starts, 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......
2019-07-14 06:30

NASA picks first commercial landing partners for return to the Moon NASA has edged one step closer to fulfilling its dreams of returning to the Moon. The agency has chosen its first three commercial Moon landing service providers, each of which will carry NASA-supplied science and technology missions as part of the A...
2019-06-01 05:15

Lunar Eclipse Marks Moon Landing's 50th Anniversary Lunar Eclipse 2019: Sky enthusiasts in India will also be to witness a three-hour-long partial lunar eclipse early Wednesday. The eclipse will begin for the Indian stargazers around 1:31am on......
2019-07-16 14:45

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...
2019-05-21 16:30

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....
2019-07-15 00:30

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.  ...
2019-06-17 17:45

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’...
2019-07-20 14:00

U.S. should skip moon and head for Mars, Apollo 11's Michael Collins says Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins is glad to hear more talk about space missions to Mars, as the 50th anniversary of the historic first moonwalk stokes public interest in space....
2019-07-15 10:30

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...
2019-05-21 14:32

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...
2019-07-20 07:30

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....
2019-07-15 10:45

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...
2019-07-15 11:01

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....
2019-07-20 02:15

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.”...
2019-08-07 22:45

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....
2019-07-15 17:15

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....
2019-07-15 17:15

Queen's message to the moon on show to mark 50 years since Apollo 11 National Archive documents reveal Buckingham Palace thought messages ‘a gimmick’While the world awaited the historic launch of Apollo 11 half a century ago this week, Nasa invited many heads of state and government, including the Queen, to send messa...
2019-07-15 17:15

How Moon-Landing Tapes Found in a $218 Batch Could Fetch $1 Million Three reels of videotape will be auctioned at Sotheby’s on Saturday. Other recordings could have laid claim to being earlier or better, but those tapes were lost....
2019-07-15 17:30

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...
2019-07-15 17:45

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...
2019-07-02 17:15

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.    &...
2019-08-20 21:00

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....
2019-06-17 19:45

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 ...
2019-06-20 01:30

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....
2019-07-17 05:30

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...
2019-07-17 11:45

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....
2019-07-19 18:30

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...
2019-07-21 04:30

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...
2019-07-17 09:45

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...
2019-06-15 00:30

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2019-06-03 10:30

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....
2019-07-03 18:30

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....
2019-07-17 08:45

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. ...
2019-06-15 06:45

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....
2019-07-19 14:45

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....
2019-07-17 13:15

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...
2019-05-21 17:15

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...
2019-06-01 19:30

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....
2019-06-05 21:30

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...
2019-07-03 16:30

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...
2019-07-21 02:15

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....
2019-07-13 01:00

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.        ...
2019-07-13 02:30

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......
2019-08-20 09:00

NVIDIA revamps Moon landing recreation in time for Apollo 11's 50th You knew NVIDIA couldn't resist reviving its GPU-based Apollo 11 recreation for the Moon landing's 50th anniversary. Sure enough, the tech firm has updated the demo to take advantage of its RTX ray tracing technology, allowing a more faith...
2019-07-19 20:45

NASA chief alienates Senators needed to fund the Moon program Enlarge / NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine speaks in front of a large hydrogen tank Friday at Marshall Space Flight Center. (credit: NASA) When Jim Bridenstine became administrator of NASA 16 months ago, critics questioned his willingness to defe...
2019-08-17 07:45

"Nearing Our Destination," Tweets ISRO As Chandrayaan 2 Enters Moon Orbit 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......
2019-08-20 09:00

Arizona city played critical role in moon exploration history When people think about space missions and moon landings, it's usually Cape Canaveral, Fla., and Houston, Texas, that comes to mind. But Flagstaff, Ariz., has also played a critical role in space exploration....
2019-07-09 21:45

NASA will finally let scientists play with Moon rocks from the Apollo campaign It’s been a while since NASA astronauts last explored the lunar surface. During the Apollo missions which first saw man set foot on another astronomical body, the brave space travelers brought back more than their fair share of artifacts when t...
2019-06-28 03:15

NASA Says Additional $20 Billion Needed to Land Humans on the Moon by 2024 NASA needs anywhere from $20 billion to $30 billion on top of the space agency’s current budget to land humans on the moon by 2024, according to a new interview with the NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine.Read more......
2019-06-14 22:30

NASA's Orion crew capsule is ready for its uncrewed trip to the Moon You knew the US wouldn't mark the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 without news about the country's next trip to the Moon. Both Lockheed Martin and NASA have confirmed completion of the Orion crew capsule that will play a key role in Artemis ...
2019-07-21 08:15

South Korea's Moon urges Japan to remove export curbs South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has urged Japan to withdraw export controls on high-tech materials bound for South Korea, he said on Monday, calling the restriction a bid to limit bilateral private trade with a political aim....
2019-07-08 08:45

India successfully launches spacecraft to explore water deposits on the moon India sent a spacecraft to explore water deposits on the far side of the moon in a successful launch Monday after a technical problem caused a week's delay....
2019-07-23 04:45

NASA to send drone to Saturn's moon for clues on human origins NASA plans to send a drone named Dragonfly to Saturn's biggest moon, Titan, the agency said Thursday, announcing the space agency's latest high-profile mission to explore the solar system for clues on humanity's origins. "Today I am proud to announce...
2019-06-28 02:15

Americans prefer to stop asteroids from hitting Earth over going to the Moon or Mars CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos over sending humans back to the moon or on to Mars, a poll shows....
2019-06-20 23:45

Houston has a problem: NASA snubs city's bid to lead next moon mission It may have been one of the first words ever uttered on the moon, but Houston has been snubbed by NASA as the base of operations for the development of the next lunar lander....
2019-08-18 07:30

Destiny 2 Shadowkeep release teased with new Moon gameplay trailer from Bungie Bungie has shown off the first look of what we can expect from Shadowkeep when it launches in September this year - and the Moon really does look pretty impressive....
2019-07-09 16:30

"One Small Step...": Google Doodle Celebrates 50 Years Of Moon Landing Google Doodle 2019 On Moon Landing: Fifty years ago, NASA's Apollo 11 mission marked mankind's journey to the moon. Google celebrates the 50th anniversary of the mission, which led to the very first......
2019-07-19 04:00

This Moon Machete Didn't Turn Me Into an Astronaut, But It Did Murder My Boss's Weeds When NASA sent humans to the Moon for the very first time, it wanted its astronauts prepared for anything. So in addition to food, maps, and medical supplies, Apollo 11 carried a giant, 17-inch knife into space. Read more......
2019-07-19 18:30

Newt Gingrich proposes a $2 billion prize for a human Moon lander Enlarge / Blue Origin has proposed a "Blue Moon" lander to send cargo and potentially humans to the Moon. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images) During 2020 campaign speeches, President Donald Trump regularly touches on the theme of commercial space. T...
2019-08-20 11:30

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2019-06-12 12:30

| WATCH: Study finds shrinking moon may be causing powerful quakes Newly-published research has found evidence that the moon is shrinking and may still be tectonically active.In a new study published in Nature Geoscience, researchers analyzed data from seismometers placed on the moon during the Apollo missions....
2019-06-15 14:45

India sets sights on Moon, unveils spacecraft for historic mission India plans to join an exclusive group of countries that have successfully landed on the Moon following the launch of its Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft next month....
2019-06-13 00:00

Jeff Bezos announces plans for delivery service to the moon by 2024 Space flight company Blue Origin unveiled a new lunar lander that the firm says will deliver scientific instruments, rovers and astronauts to the moon...
2019-05-21 16:30

Bricks made from moon dust could power future lunar missions An ESA Discovery & Preparation study shows bricks made from moon dirt could store heat and supply astronauts with electricity.       ...
2019-07-19 20:15

India Launches Moon Mission a Week After Aborting Over Technical Problem NEW DELHI — India successfully launched an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon on Monday, a week after aborting the mission due to a technical problem. Scientists at the mission control center burst into applause as the rocket lifte...
2019-07-22 14:30

India Launches Mission to Land a Rover on Moon's South Pole India’s latest lunar mission blasted off Monday as the country seeks to land a rover on the south pole of the moon and keep up in an increasingly competitive space race....
2019-07-22 15:15

India's Chandrayaan-2 moon mission lifts off a week after aborted launch With first mission to land on lunar south pole, India aims to join club comprising Russia, US and ChinaIndia’s mission to the moon has blasted into space one week after a technical glitch forced scientists to abruptly halt its scheduled launch.Thousa...
2019-07-22 17:45

NASA Moon 2024 Budget Amendment Available, Media Teleconference Today NASA leaders, including Administrator Jim Bridenstine, will host a media teleconference today, Monday, May 13 to discuss how a new budget amendment for the fiscal year 2020 proposal will help NASA’s plan to land astronauts on the Moon by 2024....
2019-05-21 15:30

NASA and ESA Reach Critical Decision on How the First Lunar Outpost Will Orbit the Moon Mission planners for the lunar Gateway project have decided how the lunar outpost should orbit the Moon—and it’s actually quite brilliant.Read more......
2019-07-18 21:45

Houston Celebrates Exact Moment Neil Armstrong Set Foot On Moon Houston's Space Center counted down Saturday night to the exact moment 50 years ago that Neil Armstrong became the first person to set foot on the Moon, marking one of humanity's greatest......
2019-07-21 06:45

Elon Musk lauds Newt Gingrich's $2B moon competition prize SpaceX CEO Elon Musk gave his approval for a plan put forth by former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich to give a $2 billion prize to the first private company to establish and run the first base on the moon....
2019-08-20 18:30

NASA chief announces Alabama facility as moon spacecraft headquarters NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on Friday said Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama will serve as headquarters for the U.S. space agency's program to build a spacecraft to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024....
2019-08-16 23:00

Read Nixon's Never-Delivered Speech in the Event the Moon Landing Failed It’s been 50 years since American astronauts landed on the moon, and it remains one of the single greatest achievements of modern human history. The moon, as it turns out, is really, really difficult to get to, and the fact that we pulled it off at a...
2019-07-19 22:15

NASA Highlights Moon 2024 Mission with FY 2020 Budget Amendment NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine sent a video message to agency employees Monday about the president’s fiscal year 2020 budget amendment, which will support accelerated plans to land astronauts on the Moon by 2024....
2019-05-21 15:30

Secret NASA plans for Moon base and 37 rocket launches revealed NASA's official plans to build a permanent base on the Moon have leaked online, revealing how and when astronauts will return to the rocky world for the first time in 50 years....
2019-05-22 15:15

50 years after Apollo 11, Neil Armstrong's sons describe the day their dad walked on the Moon On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong’s sons Mark and Rick were at the family home in Houston watching on TV as their father stepped off the Eagle lunar module and into the pages of history....
2019-06-14 19:30

Operation Avalanche, the only good conspiracy—fake the Moon landing, get promoted [credit: Zapruder Films ] With this weekend's 50th anniversary of the Moon landing, it's worth remembering most conspiracy theories are more-or-less the same: a...
2019-07-20 17:45

Archival footage, audio immerses viewers in Apollo: Missions to the Moon Walter Schirra in Command Module on Apollo 7. [credit: NASA/National Archives and Records Administration ] This year makes the 50th anniver...
2019-07-08 06:45

Moon mission leader Mark Sirangelo leaves NASA after 45 days Just weeks after he was assigned to lead NASA's renewed efforts to explore the moon, special assistant Mark Sirangelo has left the space agency, officials said....
2019-05-24 21:45

India’s Moon lander mission hits ‘snag’ moments before launch The United States and Russia may have paved the way to the Moon, but as technology advances, we’re seeing many more countries launching their own lunar exploration missions. India is one of those countries, and its Chandrayaan-2 mission will at...
2019-07-16 13:45

ISRO's Heavy Rocket 'Baahubali' Gearing Up for Moon Mission on Monday India's heavy lift rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle - Mark III (GSLV Mk III), nicknamed as 'Bahubali', and its passenger Chandrayaan-2 are being readied up....
2019-07-11 14:45

NASA picks three companies to attempt Moon landings in 2020 and 2021 With its Z-01 lander, Orbit Beyond will make the first attempt to land on the Moon in September, 2020. [credit: Orbit Beyond ] NASA has beg...
2019-06-01 01:45

One giant leap: how the Evening Standard was first in the race to cover the moon landing Demand for the paper was unprecedented, and the presses in the basement of the art deco Express building in Fleet Street kept rolling, says Nick Curtis...
2019-07-18 13:30

NASA Selects First Commercial Moon Landing Services for Artemis Program NASA has selected three commercial Moon landing service providers that will deliver science and technology payloads under Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) as part of the Artemis program....
2019-05-31 19:45

After Leaving Earth's Orbit, Chandrayaan-2 Journey To Moon To Start Today India's Chandrayaan-2 satellite is set to move towards the moon after leaving the earth''s orbit, with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) planning to carry out a crucial manoeuvre early on......
2019-08-14 00:15

The Science Behind TIME’s New Apollo 11 Moon Landing Augmented Reality Experience TIME this week launched TIME Immersive, a new iPhone and Android app that we’ll use to deliver groundbreaking augmented reality and virtual reality experiences. First up: the TIME Moon Landing experience, the world’s most accurate 3D re-c...
2019-07-18 15:30

Sotheby's to auction rare videotape of Neil Armstrong's first steps on moon 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 first steps on the moon 50 years ago....
2019-06-28 15:15