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Scientists Make Oxygen Out of Moon Rock

( -- If humans ever create a lunar base, one of the biggest challenges will be figuring out how to breathe. Transporting oxygen to the moon is extremely expensive, so for the past several years NASA has been looking ...

dateAug 11, 2009 in Space Exploration weblog
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Q&A: Comet ISON

( —Don Yeomans, a senior research scientist at JPL, keeps a watchful eye on near-Earth objects—asteroids, comets and other space rocks. Yeomans heads a group charged by NASA to watch for objects whose orbits ...

dateNov 26, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Asteroid 2011 AG5 - A reality check

( -- Asteroid 2011 AG5 has been receiving a lot of attention lately because of a very unlikely scenario which would place it on an Earth-interception course 28 years from now.  Here is a scientific reality ...

dateFeb 29, 2012 in Space Exploration
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