New report indicates private industry interested in building moon base
House votes to rename flight center for Armstrong
The House has approved a bill to rename a NASA flight center in California for the late astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon.
Building a lunar base with 3D printing
(Phys.org)—Setting up a lunar base could be made much simpler by using a 3D printer to build it from local materials. Industrial partners including renowned architects Foster + Partners have joined with ...
Russian deputy PM proposes Moon station
A top Russian official on Tuesday proposed setting up a space station on the Moon to revive Moscow's struggling space programme, a day after the prime minister ripped into its failures.
Soviet find of water on the Moon in the 1970s ignored by the West
Russia sets its sights on the moon for 2020
Looks like Republican Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich might have some competition if he wants to be the first to build a base on the Moon. Last week, the Russian Space Agency Roscosmos announced plans to ...
Experts say Gingrich moon base dreams not lunacy
(AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich wants to create a lunar colony that he says could become a U.S. state. There's his grand research plan to figure out what makes the human brain tick. ...
Russia opens talks with NASA and ESA with plans for manned lunar base
On January 19, 2012, Roscosmos, the Russian Space Agency began talking to the United States and Europe about the stuff dreams are made of... a manned research base on the Moon.
Paul Spudis' plan for a sustainable and affordable lunar base
Its long been a dream to have a human settlement on the Moon, but in this age of budget cuts and indecisive plans for NASAs future, a Moon base may seem too costly and beyond our reach. However, ...
Aquarius to illuminate links between salt, climate
When NASA's salt-seeking Aquarius instrument ascends to the heavens this June, the moon above its launch site at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base won't be in the seventh house, and Jupiter's latest alignment ...
Japan experts call for robot expedition to moon
An expert panel advising the Japanese government called in a report approved on Thursday for the nation to send a wheeled robot to the moon in five years and to build the first lunar base by 2020.
Japan plans to build robot moon base by 2020
3D printer could build moon bases
Electronic Nose to Return from Space Station (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- Sniffing out any potential contaminants on the International Space Station where it was stationed for the last six months, the JPL-built electronic nose, or ENose, is homeward bound.