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World’s First Private Moon Lander Launches on Falcon 9 Rocket
World’s First Private Moon Lander Launches on Falcon 9 Rocket

22 Feb 2019, 07:56 UTC / The Falcon 9 took off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Thursday carrying SpaceIL’s Beresheet lander, as well as an Indian communications satellite ca

 
Israeli Beresheet Lunar Lander Reaches U.S. to Be Launched by SpaceX
Israeli Beresheet Lunar Lander Reaches U.S. to Be Launched by SpaceX

1 Feb 2019, 14:24 UTC / The lander is the size of a dishwasher. It has the capability of moving around on the lunar surface by hopping. It will reach the Moon in about two months

 
Life Starts on the Dark Side of the Moon Onboard Chinese Lander Chang'e-4
Life Starts on the Dark Side of the Moon Onboard Chinese Lander Chang'e-4

16 Jan 2019, 15:15 UTC / Plants will eventually make enough oxygen to keep the fruit flies alive, while yeast will act as a decomposition agent for their waste

 
Chinese Rover Lands on Dark Side of the Moon, First Photos Released
Chinese Rover Lands on Dark Side of the Moon, First Photos Released

3 Jan 2019, 14:02 UTC / China becomes the first country in the world to land an object on the far side of the Moon, a major achievement for the emergent space power

 
China Targets the Dark Side of the Moon with Chang'e-4 Rover
China Targets the Dark Side of the Moon with Chang'e-4 Rover

10 Dec 2018, 13:21 UTC / Chang'e-4 comprises two pieces of hardware, the main lander and a rover and has been built initially as a backup for the 2013 Chang’e-3 mission

 
Lunar Landers Selected by NASA for Payload Delivery to the Moon
Lunar Landers Selected by NASA for Payload Delivery to the Moon

30 Nov 2018, 11:32 UTC / Nine U.S. companies have been chosen to bid for delivering science and technology payloads for NASA to the Moon on a regular basis

 
Lunar Prospector Rover Ready to Map the Moon for Natural Resources
Lunar Prospector Rover Ready to Map the Moon for Natural Resources

14 Nov 2018, 10:18 UTC / Space exploration startup Lunar Outpost unveils the Prospector, a rover meant to map the lunar soil for natural resources

 
Moon Express Gets Funding For Lunar Scout Explorers
Moon Express Gets Funding For Lunar Scout Explorers

1 Oct 2018, 09:05 UTC / New funding for Moon Express will help the company work faster on the building of the robotic ships it plans on launching to the Moon.

 
NASA Astronauts to Land on Mars and Find Elon Musk There
NASA Astronauts to Land on Mars and Find Elon Musk There

27 Sep 2018, 08:15 UTC / NASA doesn not plan to put humans on Mars before 2030. By that time, Elon Musk said earlier this week a full SpaceX Martian base will be ready

 
Name of First SpaceX Private Passenger to be Announced on Sept. 17
Name of First SpaceX Private Passenger to be Announced on Sept. 17

14 Sep 2018, 07:46 UTC / SpaceX says it has signed the first private citizen to travel around the Moon after being launched in the Big Falcon Rocket.

 
Neil Armstrong’s Sons Defend First Man’s Absent American Flag
Neil Armstrong’s Sons Defend First Man’s Absent American Flag

5 Sep 2018, 09:50 UTC / Rick and Mark Armstrong release a statement defending the absence of the American flag on the Moon in the First Man biopic.

 
NASA Installs Largest Ever Heat Shield on Orion Spacecraft
NASA Installs Largest Ever Heat Shield on Orion Spacecraft

22 Aug 2018, 13:33 UTC / The Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle got its heat shield this month, taking another huge step towards its first mission to the Moon

 
Frozen Water at the Moon’s Poles Confirmed
Frozen Water at the Moon’s Poles Confirmed

21 Aug 2018, 06:57 UTC / Using the Moon Mineralogy Mapper currently on site, scientists were able to confirm the presence of frozen water at the Moon's poles.

 
First Private Spacecraft to Reach the Moon in 2019
First Private Spacecraft to Reach the Moon in 2019

11 Jul 2018, 14:50 UTC / SpaceIL is getting ready to launch a spacecraft to the Moon by the end of the year, carried to space by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

 
Tennessee Woman Sues NASA to Keep Vial of Moon Dust Armstrong Gave Her
Tennessee Woman Sues NASA to Keep Vial of Moon Dust Armstrong Gave Her

14 Jun 2018, 12:17 UTC / Proactive law maintains conflicts can be resolved before they start, and Laura Cicco thinks NASA is coming for her memorabilia

 
Arch Mission to Send Wikipedia to the Moon and Mars
Arch Mission to Send Wikipedia to the Moon and Mars

22 May 2018, 12:01 UTC / Optical memory crystals called Arch to be spread across the solar system as a means to disseminate and preserve human knowledge.

 
Solar Express Train Could Reach the Moon in Two Hours
Solar Express Train Could Reach the Moon in Two Hours

26 Jan 2018, 12:08 UTC / Space vehicle concept designed to travel at 3,000 km/s without acceleration or deceleration. Could significantly reduce time travel to other planets.

 
Elon Musk Shows SpaceX Moon Base and Martian City Projects
Elon Musk Shows SpaceX Moon Base and Martian City Projects

1 Oct 2017, 10:27 UTC / Feeling safe in front of the International Astronautical Congress audience, Elon Musk presented the full extent of his space exploration dreams

 
One-of-a-Kind Watch Worn by NASA Astronaut on the Moon Fetches $1.6 Million
One-of-a-Kind Watch Worn by NASA Astronaut on the Moon Fetches $1.6 Million

26 Oct 2015, 09:24 UTC / This one-of-a-kind timepiece was worn by the captain of the Apollo 15 mission on the moon more than once and it's the only private watch to do that

 
Total Shows First F1 Grand Prix on the Moon
Total Shows First F1 Grand Prix on the Moon

3 Dec 2010, 11:23 UTC / Ever wondered how a Formula One Grand Prix would look like on the moon? We're pretty sure that, as much as Bernie Ecclestone would fancy the idea, it's quite undoable at the moment. In the...