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Dust to Dust, and Moondust to Oxygen – We’re Going to Space to Be Miners
Dust to Dust, and Moondust to Oxygen – We’re Going to Space to Be Miners

29 Aug 2021, 08:31 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The European Space agency is looking for ways to extract oxygen from lunar soil to advance the scope of the future human presence there

 
When the Lights Go Out, This Apollo 15 Watch Shows You Asteroid Impacts on the Moon
When the Lights Go Out, This Apollo 15 Watch Shows You Asteroid Impacts on the Moon

27 Aug 2021, 12:20 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Xeric is celebrating NASA's Apollo 15 mission with a special watch that incorporates glowing orbiting moons, impact craters and even a slice of meteorite.

 
Ispace Shows Its New Tough Lunar Lander, Plans to Put It on the Moon in 2024
Ispace Shows Its New Tough Lunar Lander, Plans to Put It on the Moon in 2024

24 Aug 2021, 01:43 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Ispace has revealed the design of its new lunar lander. Called Series 2, the lander is not only larger than Series 1, but it is also tougher.

 
Can You Spot the Tiny Alien Moon Hovering Above NASA's Perseverance Rover?
Can You Spot the Tiny Alien Moon Hovering Above NASA's Perseverance Rover?

24 Aug 2021, 00:00 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Recently, NASA's Perseverance rover has spotted one of the Martian moons, Deimos, hovering above its robotic head in the sky.

 
Lunokhod 1, the Unsung Hero Rover of the USSR, Drove on the Moon Before Americans Did It
Lunokhod 1, the Unsung Hero Rover of the USSR, Drove on the Moon Before Americans Did It

22 Aug 2021, 18:10 UTC · By: Tudor Serban / The Russians sent a vehicle on the Moon in 1971 and, even if it's not working anymore, it is still used by American scientists.

 
Watch Out for the Rare Seasonal Blue Moon This Weekend, With Guest Appearances
Watch Out for the Rare Seasonal Blue Moon This Weekend, With Guest Appearances

20 Aug 2021, 05:02 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / This month, we get the chance to see not only a rare and special kind of full moon, but also two planets that will shine extra brightly.

 
This Is the SpaceX Starship, and It’s Nothing It Can’t Do
This Is the SpaceX Starship, and It’s Nothing It Can’t Do

16 Aug 2021, 14:45 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / SpaceX Starship is getting ready for the first orbital flight, if successful the mission should open the doors to a flight to the Moon in 2023

 
These Are the Numbers Behind the Insanely Powerful SLS Moon Rocket
These Are the Numbers Behind the Insanely Powerful SLS Moon Rocket

10 Aug 2021, 15:22 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / America spent ten years and $18.6 billion on getting the Space Launch System rocket ready to power the Artemis Moon exploration program

 
Rocket Lab Is Gearing Up for Its First Launch to the Moon
Rocket Lab Is Gearing Up for Its First Launch to the Moon

9 Aug 2021, 14:19 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / On August 6th, Space service provider Rocket Lab announced that it shifted its CAPSTONE launch from NASA's facility in Virginia to New Zealand.

 
Astronauts’ Future Home on Mars Could Look Like This 3D-Printed Habitat
Astronauts’ Future Home on Mars Could Look Like This 3D-Printed Habitat

6 Aug 2021, 16:18 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / NASA awarded a contract to Texas-based 3D printing company ICON to construct a simulated habitat using its 3D printing system Vulcan.

 
50 Years Ago, Two Men Took the Ultimate Drive. On Another World
50 Years Ago, Two Men Took the Ultimate Drive. On Another World

3 Aug 2021, 15:37 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The Lunar Roving Vehicle is to date the only machine that carried people around on the surface of a world other than Earth

 
Here Is a Golden Replica of the Watch That Went on the Moon Five Decades Ago
Here Is a Golden Replica of the Watch That Went on the Moon Five Decades Ago

2 Aug 2021, 16:35 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / 50 years ago, Apollo 15 astronaut Dave Scott took a Bulova watch with him to the Moon. To mark the historic moment, the watchmaker released a golden replica.

 
Sorry Jeff Bezos, You Can't Get to the Moon Yet
Sorry Jeff Bezos, You Can't Get to the Moon Yet

31 Jul 2021, 18:23 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / The U.S. Government Accountability Office has officially dismissed Bezos' appeal over NASA's decision to award Elon Musk's SpaceX a lunar lander contract.

 
Tesla Cybertruck Makes Stop on the Moon on Its Way to Mars in Fan-Made CGI
Tesla Cybertruck Makes Stop on the Moon on Its Way to Mars in Fan-Made CGI

29 Jul 2021, 16:37 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / With the Model S Plaid doing a lot of what the new Roadster was supposed to, it's safe to say the Cybertruck is now the most eagerly awaited Tesla vehicle

 
Jeff Bezos Reaches Out to NASA, Offers $2B in Exchange for Moon Lander Contract
Jeff Bezos Reaches Out to NASA, Offers $2B in Exchange for Moon Lander Contract

27 Jul 2021, 13:00 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / In an open letter to NASA Administrator Bill Nelson, Jeff Bezos offers to cover $2 billion of the agency's costs in exchange for a lunar lander contract.

 
Jeff Bezos Gets Mad (Again) at NASA for Favoring Elon Musk, Promises the Moon
Jeff Bezos Gets Mad (Again) at NASA for Favoring Elon Musk, Promises the Moon

27 Jul 2021, 11:29 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Jeff Bezos publishes an open letter for NASA, laments the way in which the agency handled the Moon exploration contracts and promises several developments

 
Tesla Autopilot Sees the Moon, Thinks It’s a Yellow Traffic Light. Cure Is Easy
Tesla Autopilot Sees the Moon, Thinks It’s a Yellow Traffic Light. Cure Is Easy

27 Jul 2021, 07:55 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Tesla Autopilot is seen mistakenly identifying the Moon as a yellow traffic light, kept trying to slow down. An alert driver could easily spot the error

 
June's Solar Eclipse Made This Amazing Dark Smudge on Our Planet
June's Solar Eclipse Made This Amazing Dark Smudge on Our Planet

26 Jul 2021, 10:04 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The annular eclipse that took place in June was captured on film by a specialized camera located almost one million miles away from Earth

 
SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket Selected to Launch NASA Probe to Jupiter's Icy Moon
SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket Selected to Launch NASA Probe to Jupiter's Icy Moon

24 Jul 2021, 11:11 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / NASA has announced that it has selected the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket as a launch vehicle for its future Europa Clipper interplanetary mission.

 
These Unique Luxury Watches Integrate Tech from the First Japanese Lunar Craft
These Unique Luxury Watches Integrate Tech from the First Japanese Lunar Craft

23 Jul 2021, 09:21 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Citizen launched a limited-edition collection of 2 watches that recreate the way the moon's surface looks like, using patented tech from the HAKUTO-R.