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Tonight’s Orange-Tinted Full Moon, Known as the Buck Moon, Comes With a Warning
Tonight’s Orange-Tinted Full Moon, Known as the Buck Moon, Comes With a Warning

23 Jul 2021, 07:02 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Depending on when you are, you can watch the full moon tonight or tomorrow, but be warned - this unusual moon has an important message.

 
GPS for the Moon Prototype Coming in 2023
GPS for the Moon Prototype Coming in 2023

21 Jul 2021, 09:27 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Masten Space Systems to develop a surface-based GPS system for the Moon, should have the prototype ready in about two years

 
A Moon "Wobble" Could Wreak Havoc on the U.S. Coastal Cities
A Moon "Wobble" Could Wreak Havoc on the U.S. Coastal Cities

16 Jul 2021, 07:51 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / The Moon wobble may cause serious issues next time it happens. Together with rising sea levels due to global warming, it could flood the U.S. coastal cities.

 
Predictably, Sir Richard Branson Dreams of Building a Hotel on the Moon
Predictably, Sir Richard Branson Dreams of Building a Hotel on the Moon

14 Jul 2021, 14:02 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Having won the billionaire space race, Virgin Galactic founder and CEO is now sharing his hopes for the future. Like with Musk, colonization is very appealing

 
Rocket Engines Could Be Fired at the Lunar Surface to Get Water
Rocket Engines Could Be Fired at the Lunar Surface to Get Water

5 Jul 2021, 11:47 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Masten Space Systems, Lunar Outpost, and Honeybee Robotics are working on hardware that could help mine the Moon for water using rocket engine plumes

 
Work on Autonomous Extraterrestrial Rovers Begins, Robotics Company Involved
Work on Autonomous Extraterrestrial Rovers Begins, Robotics Company Involved

22 Jun 2021, 09:08 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The European Space Agency (ESA) tasked Estonian robotics company Milrem to come up with ways of making planetary rovers more autonomous

 
Watch the "Strawberry Supermoon" Illuminate the Night Sky on June 24
Watch the "Strawberry Supermoon" Illuminate the Night Sky on June 24

20 Jun 2021, 07:07 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / This year's last Supermoon will occur on Thursday, June 24th at 2:40 p.m. EDT. We'll also greet the summer solstice this Sunday, June 20th.

 
This Snake-Looking Robot Could Be Used to Dig Holes on the Moon and Jupiter
This Snake-Looking Robot Could Be Used to Dig Holes on the Moon and Jupiter

18 Jun 2021, 07:52 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / Some researchers developed a type of burrowing robot that looks like a snake and digs through sand. It could soon be used to explore the Moon or Jupiter

 
Humans Look Like Ants Next to NASA's Newly-Assembled SLS 'Megarocket'
Humans Look Like Ants Next to NASA's Newly-Assembled SLS 'Megarocket'

14 Jun 2021, 14:32 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / NASA has recently released photos of its newly-assembled SLS rocket. Standind 212 feet tall, the rocket core makes humans look like ants.

 
Honda and JAXA to Create a "Renewable Energy System" in Space
Honda and JAXA to Create a "Renewable Energy System" in Space

14 Jun 2021, 13:37 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Honda announced on June 14th plans to build a renewable energy system in space.

 
NASA to Land Payloads on the Dark Side of the Moon for the First Time
NASA to Land Payloads on the Dark Side of the Moon for the First Time

13 Jun 2021, 08:47 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / NASA will explore the far side of the Moon for the first time. The investigation payload suites will help pave the way for future lunar missions

 
Get Ready to Watch the "Ring of Fire" Solar Eclipse on June 10
Get Ready to Watch the "Ring of Fire" Solar Eclipse on June 10

6 Jun 2021, 17:35 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Next week, on Thursday, June 10th, we're witnessing yet another celestial event: an annular solar eclipse or a "rinf of fire" solar eclipse.

 
Semi-Inflatable Moon Village Concept Offers Glimpse at Life Beyond Earth
Semi-Inflatable Moon Village Concept Offers Glimpse at Life Beyond Earth

4 Jun 2021, 13:24 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The European Space Agency and architectural firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill are showing in Venice their idea for a Moon settlement

 
LAMPS Is One of Five Projects Meant to Power Human Activities on the Moon
LAMPS Is One of Five Projects Meant to Power Human Activities on the Moon

31 May 2021, 14:51 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Honeybee Robotics and mPower Technology reveal the first details on LAMPS, their idea for vertical solar panels meant for the Moon

 
Japan to Send a Robot Ball to the Moon as Early as Next Year
Japan to Send a Robot Ball to the Moon as Early as Next Year

29 May 2021, 11:40 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / JAXA has revealed its design for a new robot that is set to land on the Moon next year. It will help scientists prepare for Lunar Cruiser's future mission

 
Canada to Land Its First Rover on the Moon by 2026
Canada to Land Its First Rover on the Moon by 2026

27 May 2021, 13:44 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / The Canadian Space Agency is planning to send a rover on the lunar surface within the next five years. For this future mission, the agency teamed up with NASA.

 
Power on the Moon Will Come Through Either Cables or Lasers
Power on the Moon Will Come Through Either Cables or Lasers

24 May 2021, 08:44 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA announced last week the seven groups it selected for Phase 1 of the "Watts on the Moon Challenge" meant to find ways to store and distribute energy

 
Completely Filled With Oil, U-Boat's New Watches Are Ispired by the Moon
Completely Filled With Oil, U-Boat's New Watches Are Ispired by the Moon

23 May 2021, 08:40 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / U-Boat launched its new collection called Darkmoon. The watches feature a captivating “oil immersion” concept and come with colored dials.

 
Moon Might Get Its Own Satellite-Based Communication and Navigation Services
Moon Might Get Its Own Satellite-Based Communication and Navigation Services

20 May 2021, 13:47 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The European Space Agency plans to have companies work together to create a constellation of telecommunications and navigation satellites around the Moon

 
Astrobotic to Show Lunar Landers and Rovers at Moonshot Museum in Pittsburg
Astrobotic to Show Lunar Landers and Rovers at Moonshot Museum in Pittsburg

8 May 2021, 10:20 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Pittsburg-based space robotics company Astrobotic announced its new Moonshot Museum. Visitors will have the chance to plunge into the the universe's mysteries.