March 28, 2013

The Dark, Dusty Graves of the GRAIL Spacecraft

The twin GRAIL probes were sent into orbit around the Moon in the last days of 2011, designed to use gravity itself to measure the Moon’s interior composition […]
March 26, 2013

A Collection of NASA images from the past

Sit back, relax and take in some of NASA’s most memorable images from the past…. [flickrapi user=”astronautdotcom” get=”photoset” id=”72157633095626342″ size=”z” count=”100″] [fbshare]
March 18, 2013

Buzz Aldrin's 1969 guide on Moon landing to go on sale

Buzz Aldrin‘s 1969 guide on Moon landing to go on sale LONDON: ” Contact Light“, spoken by Buzz Aldrin, and not the historic ‘One small step’ quote by Neil Armstrong, […]
February 10, 2013

Commercial Moon Flights Coming Soon?

How much would you like to see humanity travel back to the moon? Or for that matter, how much would you like to stand amongst the […]
January 31, 2013

Incredible Moonrise

This is an edited, single-shot (not time-lapse) video of the moon rising over Mount Victoria Lookout in Wellington, New Zealand two days ago. It was filmed […]
January 31, 2013

Building a Lunar Base with 3D printing

Setting up a lunar base could be made much simpler by using a 3D printer to build it from local materials. Industrial partners including renowned architects […]
January 25, 2013

Two of Earth’s Moons in One Picture

Photographer Lauren Hartnett took a fantastic picture: Two Moons literally passing in the night! Hartnett was in Houston, Texas—at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, appropriately enough—on Jan. […]
January 20, 2013

Phase of Beauty

Astronauts, unsurprisingly, get a unique view of Earth. Their perspective removes them from the day-to-day strife those of us surface-dwellers experience, and over time they get […]
January 19, 2013

NASA Sends Mona Lisa to the Moon on a Laser Ride

Man-in-the-Moon, meet humankind’s most enigmatic Earthly smile, courtesy of NASA. The U.S. space agency’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) scientists this week beamed an image of the […]