May 28, 2013

Moonrise from Space

In March 2004, the European Space Agency launched the Rosetta probe on its way to the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. It’s still on its way there—space is big. […]
May 27, 2013

Alien Debris Found in Lunar Craters

Strange minerals detected at the centers of impact craters on the moon may be the shattered remains of the space rocks that made the craters and not exhumed […]
May 23, 2013

Space Tech Expo – Moon Rush!

Welcome to the Moon Rush! May 22nd 2013, Long Beach, CA. These inspiring words were spoken this morning by Dr. Bob Richards, CEO of Moon Express, […]
May 15, 2013


BOULDER, CO (May 15, 2013) – Golden Spike, the first company planning to undertake human lunar expeditions for countries and corporations around the wo rld,  announced today that […]
May 13, 2013

Chris Hadfield says Nasa's job is not to 'titillate'

Space station commander Chris Hadfield has told BBC News that those calling for a quick return of manned missions to the Moon are seeking “titillation”. His […]
April 6, 2013

Blue Skies Smiling at…Mars?

Mars with a blue sky is a bit disconcerting (here’s a picture of a piece of Mount Sharp with the colors balanced correctly). But this is […]
April 5, 2013

How The World Will End, According To 1939

Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice. The scientists of 1939 would like to add “moon explosion” and “giant meteor” to […]
April 3, 2013

For Sale: Buzz Aldrin’s Toothbrush, $9,000 OBO

How much would you pay for another man’s toothbrush, if that toothbrush happened to have gone to the moon? The auction house estimates someone might throw […]
April 2, 2013

Russia to launch lunar robots

Russia is developing a renewed robotic moon exploration program, building upon the history-making legacy of orbiters, landers, rovers and sample-return missions the country launched decades ago. […]