Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Space.com January skywatchers are in for a rare treat: a Blue Moon, a total lunar eclipse and a supermoon all … Continue reading Super Blue Blood-Moon 2018: When, Where and How to See It
Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ESA Top News Enceladus interior Heating ocean moon Enceladus for billions of years 6 November 2017 Enough heat to power … Continue reading Heating ocean moon Enceladus for billions of years
Satellites orbiting the Moon have since revealed the presence of oxygen and water ice. These are potential usable resources for our spacefaring future.
For anyone who missed the 2017 eclipse, another total solar eclipse will sweep across America in seven years. On April 8, 2024, the moon will cast a shadow across Mexico and the U.S., with a path of totality that crosses Texas and extends northeast through Maine.
This evening brings us the June full moon. And because strawberries are the first fruit after rhubarb to ripen in late spring and early summer — and the peak season … Continue reading Full Strawberry ‘Minimoon’ Shines with Saturn Tonight! What to Expect
Phase 2 of NASA’s current plan to send humans to Mars in the 2030s involves a yearlong crewed mission to validate the Mars vehicle around the moon. Credit: NASA/The Humans … Continue reading NASA’s Mars Plan May Include Yearlong Mission to the Moon
If you look at a diagram of the Cassini spacecraft, the most obvious feature is the high-gain antenna used for communication with Earth. But it also has a second, critical … Continue reading On Saturn’s moon Enceladus, liquid water may be close to the surface
Not one to be left out, Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos is also making plans to go to the Moon, just like fellow space magnate Elon Musk. Bezos’ … Continue reading Jeff Bezos wants Blue Origin to be the Amazon of the Moon
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk unveiled an ambitious plan yesterday to fly two private space tourists around the moon in 2018. The move drew a commendation from NASA along with a … Continue reading As SpaceX Unveils Space Tourist Moon Flight, NASA Reacts
Thanks to rocks collected during the Apollo 14 mission, researchers say they’ve finally pinpointed the exact age of the Moon, and it turns out, our lunar neighbour is an incredible … Continue reading Moon rocks reveal that we were very wrong about the age of the Moon
A map showing the permanently shadowed regions (blue) that cover about 3 percent of the moon’s south pole. Credit: NASA Goddard/LRO mission Powerful solar storms can charge up the soil … Continue reading NASA study finds solar storms could spark soils at moon’s poles