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The Harvest Moon Is Tonight

The Harvest Moon Is Tonight

While most often a September moon, this year the Harvest Moon is set to rose at 2:40pm EST on Octobe
Space Council Chooses the Moon as Trump Administration Priority

Space Council Chooses the Moon as Trump Administration Priority

Vice President Mike Pence announced on Thursday a fresh push to put Americans in space, including on the moon, at a meeting of a reinstated National Space Council.
Space Council Chooses the Moon as Trump Administration Priority

Space Council Chooses the Moon as Trump Administration Priority

Vice President Mike Pence announced on Thursday a fresh push to put Americans in space, including on the moon, at a meeting of a reinstated National Space Council.
How to Photograph the Moon (With 10 Great Examples)

How to Photograph the Moon (With 10 Great Examples)

Learning how to photograph the moon has long been one of the greatest joys of a photographer's journey in learning. For centuries the moon has captivated people, given direction and provided hours of
Ancient volcanos once gave the Moon an atmosphere, scientists say

Ancient volcanos once gave the Moon an atmosphere, scientists say

Thanks to the fact that it never leaves Earth's side, the Moon has been the subject of scientific curiosity and study for thousands of years, but even so, we're still learning new things about it.
This Resin and Fiberglass Table by Harow Replicates the Surface of the Moon

This Resin and Fiberglass Table by Harow Replicates the Surface of the Moon

Using digital files pulled from NASA’s archives, French design studio Harow designed a table that replicates the real topology of the moon’s surface. The Apollo 11 Table features a sculpted fiberglass
Vice President Mike Pence Wants to Send Astronauts Back to the Moon

Vice President Mike Pence Wants to Send Astronauts Back to the Moon

"A call for renewed U.S. leadership in space."
Vice President Mike Pence Wants to Send Astronauts Back to the Moon

Vice President Mike Pence Wants to Send Astronauts Back to the Moon

"A call for renewed U.S. leadership in space."
Air de lune

Air de lune

Looking at the Moon right now, it’s pretty fair to say it’s airless. It does have an atmosphere, kinda ... if you call its whisper-thin layer of gas an atmosphere. Earth’s air at sea level is 100
Scientists want astronauts to live in a lava tube on the Moon

Scientists want astronauts to live in a lava tube on the Moon

A human settlement on the Moon — or at least some kind of lunar base that astronauts can hang out in — is a romantic idea that sci-fi movies and video games have made us think is as simple as getting
Scientists Detect Massive Caverns on Moon That Could House Colony

Scientists Detect Massive Caverns on Moon That Could House Colony

Scientists have long wondered if shadowy crevasses on the lunar surface could be entrances to caverns that could serve as a home for future colonists. New data from Japanese and US researchers
There’s a Cave on the Moon Large Enough For a Future Lunar Colony

There’s a Cave on the Moon Large Enough For a Future Lunar Colony

The 31 mile long fissure would protect astronauts from extreme temperatures and radiation
An inflatable moon-orbiting habitat could be happening sooner than you think

An inflatable moon-orbiting habitat could be happening sooner than you think

Ever jumped on a moonwalk? That inflatable thing you remember bouncing around on as a kid (probably after ingesting enough sugar to send you to the moon) is just about to get more literal.
Humans could live in this enormous lunar lava tube

Humans could live in this enormous lunar lava tube

Prehistoric volcanoes used to erupt on the moon, and what they left behind billions of years ago could turn into a lunar shelter for the future.
Go out tonight and observe the Moon!

Go out tonight and observe the Moon!

Today — Saturday, October 28, 2017 — is . I love this idea. Started by the folks working on NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (one of my all-time favorite space probes), the purpose is as simple as
Swing and a miss: 6 ambitious tech ventures that failed miserably

Swing and a miss: 6 ambitious tech ventures that failed miserably

Dreaming big is key to innovation and progress -- but oftentimes, super-ambitious ideas can fail in spectacular fashion before they materialize. In this article, we rounded up some of the most
This levitating 360 camera is straight out of Tony Stark's lab

This levitating 360 camera is straight out of Tony Stark's lab

This little levitating camera will do way more than impress your friends. With tons of built-in features like environment sensors, two-way communication and smart-home controls, the Moon by 1-Ring
Donald Trump’s choice to lead America back to the moon has a new take on climate change

Donald Trump’s choice to lead America back to the moon has a new take on climate change

Earlier today (Nov. 1), senator Bill Nelson leveled a broad attack: You are unqualified, too divisive, and too extreme, with a history of questioning climate…
The 100 megapixel Moon

The 100 megapixel Moon

Artist Seán Doran has been making something of a name for himself by taking astronomical data from various space missions and processing them to make utter, jaw-dropping gorgeousness (see, oh, here,
What this weekend’s full moon means if you’re in a relationship

What this weekend’s full moon means if you’re in a relationship

Tomorrow, we welcome the full Beaver Moon back into our sky. Although scientists claim the full moon has little effect on our…