Becoming a planet owner is a lot easier than you might think. All you have to do is take a quick glance at an astronomical map, pick out whichever planet or moon tickles your fancy, tell everyone you own it, and you're set. It's a littl…
Articles tagged "moon"
Most of us will never go into space, but here's this.
In the near future, laser communications will probably serve as a backup method to tried and true radio communications.
Are we in for a new Moon race?
Want to start your own colony on the moon? Look no further.
Looks like our Moon might be getting a companion in the coming years.
The daring, secret mission to send men to loop the Moon.
E.T. phone drone.
Ebb and Flow, NASA’s washing machine-sized twin Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) satellites, are about to meet their demise.
For astronauts, returning from the Moon wasn’t a simple matter of splashing down, handing NASA the lunar samples and material, and going home.
Obama's reelection will keep NASA on track, but it's still too soon to get excited.
The idea that the Moon was once part of Earth was suggested as far back as 1898, but it wasn't until the "mid-70s that the giant impact hypothesis":http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1974Moon...11...53B -- which suggests that the Moon was formed via the m…
On September 12, 1966, Gemini 11 launched and set a record for highest Earth orbital mission.
The idea of a single, high speed elevator that could blast astronauts from Earth to the surface of the moon with the flip of a switch is the stuff of cheesy Fifties science fiction novels. At least it was until former NASA researcher Michael Laine an…
_That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind._ It's one of the most historic and recognizable statements ever made. But Neil Armstrong likely flubbed his lines as he made those momentous steps onto the moon. After all, he was only hu…
Forty-one years before Curiosity, astronauts first roved the Moon in the Apollo lunar rover.
On the heels of the successful SkyCrane landing on Mars, NASA's Morpheus crashes and burns.
A lot of thought went into designing the flags Apollo astronauts planted on the Moon.
Opportunity is about to finish a full Martian marathon.
''Fate has ordained that the men who went to the moon to explore in peace will stay to rest in peace," Nixon says to the camera. "For every human being who looks up at the moon in the nights to come will know that there is some corner of another worl…