The Multiplying Mystery of Moonwater
Moonwater. Look it up. You won't find it. It's not in the dictionary.
Happy 40th anniversary, Apollo 15!
This month is the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 15 launch. This mission was the eighth manned mission in the Apollo program and the fourth to the Moon. The Apollo 15 mission is important because it was another ...
Theoretical study suggests huge lava tubes could exist on moon
Lava tubes large enough to house cities could be structurally stable on the moon, according to a theoretical study presented at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference on Tuesday (March 17).
Russia eyes caves on moon for setting up a lunar base
For the time being, it appears NASA has set aside any ambitions to return to the Moon with human missions. But Russia may consider sending cosmonauts to the lunar surface to set up a colony using natural caves ...
China's Yutu lunar rover finds moon geography more complex than thought
How the Moon produces its own water
(PhysOrg.com) -- The Moon is a big sponge that absorbs electrically charged particles given out by the Sun. These particles interact with the oxygen present in some dust grains on the lunar surface, producing ...
New radar images uncover remarkable features below the surface of the Moon
New images of Earth's Moon reveal more than can be seen with the naked eye, thanks to the combined efforts of the two largest radio telescopes of their kind—the National Radio Astronomy Observatory's Green ...
Can plants grow on the moon? NASA plans test in 2015
Is it time to return to the Moon?
Humans havent set foot on the Moon -- or any other world outside of our own, for that matter -- since Cernan and Schmitt departed the lunar surface on December 14, 1972. That will make 40 years on that ...
Japanese probe yields insights into Moon's inner life
Japanese astronomers on Sunday said they had found traces of a mineral that adds an important piece of knowledge to the puzzle of the Moon's geological past.
Going up? Kickstarter hopefuls raise space elevator cash
China 'plans manned space launch' in 2013
China is aiming to launch its next manned space mission as early as June 2013, state media reported Saturday, as the country steps up its ambitious exploration programme.
Lost Reflector Found on the Moon
Physicists have pinpointed the location of a long lost light reflector left on the Moon by the Soviet Union nearly 40 years ago. The reflector could actually help today's scientists measure physical properties ...
Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter reveals recent geological activity on the Moon
(PhysOrg.com) -- New images from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft show the moon's crust is being stretched, forming minute valleys in a few small areas on the lunar surface. Scientists ...