Lunar

10.29.15
NASA: Amino acids in Apollo-era lunar samples are from Earth
10.29.15

NASA: Amino acids in Apollo-era lunar samples are from Earth

The mystery of where amino acids found in lunar soil samples from the Apollo missions has stumped...

By A. Tarantola,   10.29.15
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10.26.15
New lunar maps let you explore the moon from your couch
10.26.15

New lunar maps let you explore the moon from your couch

The existing lunar maps used by the US Geological Survey are two years older than I am.

By A. Tarantola,   10.26.15
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01.26.15
Lunar Xprize competitors get $5.25 million for reaching key milestones
01.26.15

Lunar Xprize competitors get $5.25 million for reaching key milestones

The Lunar Xprize challenge isn't just meant to reward the first team that lands a private rover on...

By J. Fingas,   01.26.15
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07.19.14
NASA says lunar caves could provide living spaces for future astronauts
07.19.14

NASA says lunar caves could provide living spaces for future astronauts

It turns out that the Moon could be habitable. Sort of. NASA writes that some of the holes in our...

By T. Seppala,   07.19.14
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04.14.14
A total lunar eclipse is happening tonight, and here's how you can watch
04.14.14

A total lunar eclipse is happening tonight, and here's how you can watch

You may have a good excuse to stay up late tonight. A rare total lunar eclipse, where the Earth ca...

By J. Fingas,   04.14.14
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12.14.13
China's Jade Rabbit rover lands on the moon (Update: pictures)
12.14.13

China's Jade Rabbit rover lands on the moon (Update: pictures)

China has just entered a very exclusive club -- it's now the third country to have soft-landed veh...

By J. Fingas,   12.14.13
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05.28.13
ILOA details its ILO-X lunar telescope, wants it on the Moon in 2015
05.28.13

ILOA details its ILO-X lunar telescope, wants it on the Moon in 2015

The International Lunar Observatory Association and Moon Express have spent years working on their...

By J. Fingas,   05.28.13
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02.01.13
ESA tests prospect of 3D printing Moon bases with lunar soil
02.01.13

ESA tests prospect of 3D printing Moon bases with lunar soil

Building a base on the Moon poses a rather large logistics problem when all the construction mater...

By J. Fingas,   02.01.13
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01.18.13
NASA sends the Mona Lisa to the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter with lasers
01.18.13

NASA sends the Mona Lisa to the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter with lasers

NASA is no stranger to shooting lasers at spacecraft orbiting the moon (seriously), but it's now m...

By D. Melanson,   01.18.13
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