Earth’s other moons
(PhysOrg.com) -- Earth usually has more than one moon, according to a team of astronomers from the University of Helsinki, the Paris Observatory and the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Reports from "Humans 2 Mars Summit" suggest dust may prevent human settlement of Mars
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 ...
Senator says NASA to lasso asteroid, bring it closer (Update)
NASA is planning for a robotic spaceship to lasso a small asteroid and park it near the moon for astronauts to explore, a top U.S. senator disclosed Friday.
New study proves Moon was created in massive planetary collision
(Phys.org)—It's a big claim, but Washington University in St. Louis planetary scientist Frédéric Moynier says his group has discovered evidence that the Moon was born in a flaming blaze of glory when ...
NASA considering capturing and placing asteroid into moon orbit
Hubble Space Telescope detects fifth moon of Pluto (Update)
Bus-sized asteroid shaves by Earth
An asteroid about the size of a bus shaved by Earth on Friday in what spacewatchers described as a "near-miss," though experts were not concerned about the possibility of an impact.
'Deflector Shields' protect the Lunar Surface
(Phys.org) -- Scientists from RAL Space at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory have solved a lunar mystery and their results might lead the way to determining if the same mechanism could be artificially manipulated ...
Space station to get $18 million balloon-like room (Update)
NASA is partnering with a commercial space company in a bid to replace the cumbersome "metal cans" that now serve as astronauts' homes in space with inflatable bounce-house-like habitats that can be deployed ...
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 ...
Incredible images of the Moon from Earth
Think this is an orbital view of the Moon? Guess again. Astrophotographer Thierry Legault took this image from his backyard in the suburbs of Paris, France! He's taken a series of images of the Moon the past ...
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.