A New System of Five Particles, China on the Moon, Trappist-1 Images, and More.
SpaceX on the Moon, the Oldest Fossils on Earth, a Cryogenic Breakthrough, and More.
Space exploration has come a long way since the first primitive satellites—we’ve visited all the canonical planets, and laid the groundwork for the next stage of discovery and colonization. A new, more lasting space race is about to begin. Here’s the first part of our 100-year forecast of future space exploration.
This will impact how we build our lunar bases.
Get up close and personal with the Earth's best bud.
If you voyage into the final frontier, will you be able to stay?
Immense, mile-high city-pyramids with millions of inhabitants. Solar power stations on the Moon to feed an energy-hungry world. Cities under the sea, and cities atop the sea, drifting in the currents and altering the political landscape of the world. These are just a few of the ambitious future dreams of Japan’s Shimizu Corporation.
We’ve stared at it, howled at it, and composed poems to it…we’ve even landed on it. The Moon fascinates us with its phases, eclipses, and changes of color. It’s inspired countless inventive myths and legends. Let’s take a look at the major lunar phases and phenomena.
The base could act as a springboard to Mars.
If you could travel at 99.9% the speed of light, how long would it take you to get to the Moon? Mars? The nearest star? The edge of the universe? Hop aboard our interstellar starship and find out!
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