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Crescent Moon looks absolutely gorgeous from space in this astronaut photo

An astronaut’s vantage point offers a stunning view of not just Earth , but also our nearest neighbor, as proved by this newly published photograph of the moon. Continue reading

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NASA names new Moon landing program Artemis after Apollo’s sister

Half a century after NASA sent men to the moon under project ” Apollo ,” the space agency is now working to land men — and women — on the lunar surface as part of its “Artemis” program. Continue reading

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NASA seeks funds for return to Moon

NASA unveiled plans to accelerate human exploration of the moon, including a requested $1.6 billion budget increase for 2020, larger spending boosts proposed for later years and enhanced commercial opportunities for rocket and spacecraft suppliers. Continue reading

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Space stunner: Moon is shrinking, shocking study reveals

Somebody alert Jeff Bezos: the Moon is shrinking. Continue reading

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Cost of 2024 Moon landing is still a mystery

We’ll have to wait a little longer to get an idea of how much it’ll cost to put astronauts on the moon by 2024. Continue reading

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Blue Moon: Here’s how Blue Origin’s new lunar lander works

WASHINGTON — Yesterday, Blue Origin’s billionaire founder, Jeff Bezos , revealed the company’s plans to land a spacecraft named “Blue Moon” on the lunar surface. Continue reading

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Elon Musk goes after Bezos’ Moon lander with lewd joke

As the race for space dominance among private companies heats up, SpaceX’s Elon Musk has taken a pot shot at Jeff Bezos’ newly announced Moon lander with a crude joke. Continue reading

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Jeff Bezos unveils ambitious plan to send spaceship to the Moon

Jeff Bezos has unveiled an ambitious plan to send a spaceship to the Moon. Continue reading

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During the last lunar eclipse, a meteor smacked the Moon in the face at 38,000 Mph

On January 21, 2019, the full moon passed entirely into Earth’s shadow and, well, got smacked in the face pretty hard. Continue reading

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Astronaut Terry Virts: How Apollo 11 inspired my space journey

Terry Virts was just a year old when Neil Armstrong took and Buzz Aldrin took their historic first steps on the Moon. A few years later, the epic Apollo 11 mission sparked a lifelong passion for space in the youngster, laying the foundations for his fu… Continue reading

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Moon mystery solved? Study suggests giant space rock hit Earth 4.5B years ago

A new study suggests that the formation of Earth’s Moon may have stemmed from a giant space rock that hit our planet nearly 4.5 billion years ago, while it was still forming. Continue reading

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China plans to build a base near the Moon’s south pole

China plans to build a scientific research station on the moon in “about 10 years,” according to the state news agency Xinhua. Continue reading

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NASA wants to send astronauts to the Moon’s mysterious South Pole

As President Trump continues to push America’s space exploration program forward and have astronauts return to the Moon by 2024, NASA is attempting to do its part – it wants to send astronauts to the Moon’s South Pole, a mysterious region that has neve… Continue reading

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Tiny cubesats could do big science at the Moon and Venus

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Good things come in small packages: Two proposed microsatellites could help NASA explore Venus and the moon. Continue reading

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Newt Gingrich: US astronauts will land on the moon again âₔ” here’s how to best do it

President Trump and Vice President Pence are committed to returning American astronauts to the moon by 2024. They have bold ideas for new ways of achieving this goal. Continue reading

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Can NASA really put astronauts on the Moon in 2024?

NASA can probably meet the Trump administration’s aggressive moon-landing timeline, experts say — but it won’t be easy. Continue reading

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NASA Moon orbiter tracks Chinese rover on lunar farside, photos show

NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) continues to monitor the whereabouts and wanderings of China’s Yutu 2 rover on the moon’s far side. Continue reading

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‘Wonder, awe, excitement’: Apollo 16 astronaut describes walking on the Moon

Charles Duke watched from Mission Control in Houston when his fellow Apollo astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin made their historic Moon landing on July 20, 1969. Less than three years later he followed in their footsteps as the Apollo 16 lunar m… Continue reading

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‘It was very close to an abort’: How the nerve-wracking final seconds of the Apollo 11 Moon landing unfolded

When the Apollo 11 lunar module descended to the Moon on July 20, 1969, NASA astronaut Charles Duke was tensely monitoring the spacecraft’s nail-biting progress from Mission Control in Houston. Continue reading

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‘Full worm supermoon’ lights up the sky in stunning pictures

Skygazers are enjoying the ‘full worm supermoon,’ the third and final supermoon of 2019. Continue reading

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