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MOON NEWS

On Mars and Moon, astronaut could be living in home grown out of fungi

January 21, 2020 11:59 am

NASA has said that astronauts could grow their homes on the Moon and Mars out of fungi instead of building them. The same project could also prove to be a sustainable and affordable model of housing on Earth.

What would it feel like to touch the moon?

November 13, 2019 3:08 pm

Twelve people have walked on the moon since humans landed there 50 years ago, but no one has ever directly touched its surface.

NASA plans to send water-hunting robot to moon surface in 2022

October 26, 2019 12:39 pm

NASA will send a golf cart-sized robot to the moon in 2022 to search for deposits of water below the surface.

Moon dust could create problems for lunar explorers: Report

October 25, 2019 3:18 pm

The Moon's regolith, which is the layer of unconsolidated solid material that is covering the bedrock of the Moon is a matter of concern for the astronauts.

NASA is testing inflatable space lodges for astronauts going to Moon and Mars

October 19, 2019 9:37 am

NASA is considering to accommodate astronauts in inflatable space lodges during future Moon and Mars missions.

Saturn surpasses Jupiter with most number of moons: Everything we know

October 09, 2019 12:49 pm

Scientists have discovered as many as 20 new moons around Saturn, taking its tally to 82 and edging past Jupiter.

NASA finds new organic compounds in Saturn's moon Enceladus

October 07, 2019 1:25 pm

NASA's Cassini mission has found new kinds of organic compounds, which have ingredients for amino acids--the key building blocks of life-- from the ice plumes of Saturn's moon Enceladus.

Why the moon is soundless and other fun facts: A science teacher explains

September 26, 2019 5:17 pm

The moon is around 4.51 billion years old, give or take 10 million years. A new analysis of lunar rocks brought to earth by Apollo astronauts suggests that the moon formed 4.51 billion years ago, just 60 million years after the solar system itself took shape.

China's Yutu-2 lunar rover examines the strange substance discovered in the Moon crater

September 24, 2019 12:51 pm

Some piece of "gel-like" material was detected by the Yutu-2 rover, but the Chinese scientists are yet to reveal exactly what has been found by them.

This is how scientists want to make a trip to the Moon economical

September 19, 2019 4:45 pm

A pair of scientists, through their research paper published last month, explained a method of constructing a 322,000 kilometers-long cable elevator that is anchored to the Moon.

MOON PHOTOS

A glimpse of the supermoon worldwide

August 12, 2014 9:24 am

The phenomenon, which scientists call a 'perigee moon', occurs when the moon is near the horizon and appears larger and brighter than other full moons.

MOON VIDEOS

Earthrise: 50 years ago, we saw the earth rise from space for the first time

December 26, 2018 3:51 pm

On Christmas Eve, 1968, astronauts orbiting the moon saw Earth rising for the first time.