China has become the first country to land a probe on the far side of the moon, in territory previously untouched. The move signals China’s intent to broaden space exploration for purposes of both military achievement and scientific discovery. Miles…
Traces of the Apollo astronauts’ presence lingered long after they left.
By Nola Taylor Redd, Scientific American
On Friday, millions of have the opportunity to see a lunar eclipse – an event popularly known in the media as a “blood moon” – on Friday…
By Daniel Brown, The Conversation
Since the beginning of the space race, the United States knew that for many people around the world the sight of a U.S. flag on the Moon would raise major political issues.
By Frans von der Dunk, The Conversation
By Shannon Schmoll, The Conversation
During the early hours of Jan. 31, there will be a full moon, a total lunar eclipse, a blue moon and a supermoon – all at the same time.
By PBS NewsHour
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, nearly five decades after the historic Apollo 11 Command Module brought man to the moon and back, the spacecraft is part of a new adventure in a four-stop traveling exhibition across America.
By Nsikan Akpan
For those unable to visit a spot on the 3,000-mile-long, 70-mile-wide path of totality, you’re in luck. In partnership with NOVA, NewsHour will be streaming the solar eclipse event all afternoon.
By Roni Dengler
For years, scientists thought our moon was a dry expanse. But, new evidence suggests the lunar mantle is wet on a global scale.
By Andrew Wagner
SpaceX announced Monday that two private citizens have booked a trip around the moon for late 2018.
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