Why Are We Going to the Moon, Again? Oh Right, to Make It a “Gas Station for Outer Space”

A lunar layover could cut down on the fuel required to travel from Earth to Mars.

February 24, 2018

This Striking Photo Reminds Us Why It’s Essential to Photograph Science

A photograph has the power to capture and communicate the magic, mystery, and meaning of scientific discovery.

February 15, 2018

Four Chinese Students Spent 200 Days Pretending to Live on the Moon

The 160-square meter living space the volunteers called home was known as "Yuegong-1," or Lunar Palace.

January 26, 2018

As SpaceX and Boeing Jockey to Land on Mars, Other Companies Eye Lunar Exploration

"Our vision is really to expand Earth's economic and social sphere to include the moon."

January 19, 2018

China Is Sending Plants and Insects to the Moon in 2018

"Together, they can establish a simple ecosystem on the moon."

January 5, 2018

The Universe May Be Full of Habitable Worlds That Have No Sun

What happens when a moon goes rogue?

December 27, 2017

Elon Musk: We Should Already Have a Lunar Base

"It is high time that humanity went beyond Earth."

December 14, 2017

New Discovery Raises Hope for Human Colonization of the Moon

Your children may never see a moonrise...because they will live on the Moon.

November 19, 2017

NASA Issues $2.8 Million in Contracts to Design a Power Solution for the Deep Space Gateway

Five companies will work on the project for the next four months.

November 8, 2017

We Are Officially Sending a Habitat to Orbit the Moon

The "lunar depot" is a stepping stone to putting people on Mars.

October 25, 2017
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