Moon

May 27, 2014

The Many Lives Of ISEE-3

This coming August, the California-based private company Skycorp will attempt to contact and possibly regain control over NASA’s International Sun-Earth Explorer-3 satellite, a spacecraft NASA has no plans […]
May 13, 2014

Saturn Disappears Behind the Full Flower Moon May 14

Funny thing. Skywatchers are often  just as excited to watch a celestial object disappear as we are to see it make an appearance. Early Wednesday morning (May 14) the […]
May 9, 2014

Russia Plans to Colonize Moon by 2030

Russia is planning to put a manned colony on the Moon as soon as in 2030, and is racing to dispatch the first robotic rovers to explore the lunar surface two years from now, a media report […]
April 23, 2014

How Many Moons Does Venus Have?

There are dozens upon dozens of moons in the Solar System, ranging from airless worlds like Earth’s Moon to those with an atmosphere (most notably, Saturn’s Titan). […]
April 16, 2014

NASA Releases a ‘Blood Moon’ Time-Lapse in Case You Missed Last Night’s Show

This year, I was ready. I had gathered the necessary equipment, made sure I scheduled in time for an afternoon nap and did my research so […]
March 26, 2014

Camera used on moon landing sold for $758,489

It was put on auction as a camera that made it to the moon and back. And it had its price — nearly $760,000. The Hasselblad […]
March 2, 2014

So – you’re still interested in astronomy?

Hello again. If you remember, last time we took a look at 10 things you wanted to know about Mercury. This time, I thought it would […]
February 25, 2014

Meteorite crash creates brightest flash on moon ever recorded

Telescopes in southern Spain have recorded the flash of a meteorite that a new report says hit the Earth’s moon with a force equivalent to 15 […]
February 24, 2014

Yutu Moon Rover Starts 3rd Night Time Hibernation But Technical Problems Persist

The world famous and hugely popular ‘Yutu’ rover entered its 3rd Lunar night time hibernation period this weekend as planned, but serious technical troubles persist that […]