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Moon walk or Death Star? China's lunar plans a mystery
2 and entered orbit around the moon on Dec. 6. It will deposit a robotic rover on the moon as early as Dec. 14. It could mark the first steps toward a lunar missile base, according to some alarming media reports. Based on a Chinese newspaper, the Daily ...
China's moon rover arrives in lunar orbit
Looking at the Moon from the Great Wall
Moon Mission Worthwhile?
EXCLUSIVE: Meet the Love Child Rev. Sun Myung Moon Desperately Tried to ...
Moon, the founder of the South Korea-based Unification Church, which had hundreds of thousands of adherents at its peak, claimed to be on a divine mission to salvage humanity by rebuilding the traditional family. Before his death last year at age 92 ...
Moonie Family Values: Rev. Moon Made Washington Times Publisher Raise His ...
5 Sky Events This Week: Moon Swims With Fishes, Meteors Fly, and Jupiter Rises
Hubble Space Telescope took this stunning portrait of Jupiter, complete with turbulent atmosphere and Ganymede, one of its large moons. This week sky-watchers get to look at the gas giant themselves as it rises in the evening skies. Credit: NASA, ESA ...
See What the Moon Will Look Like in All of 2014 in Just 5 Minutes
Here's how the Moon will look to us on Earth during the entire year of 2014. Using data from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, the Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio can project how the Moon will appear, and compresses one ...
Is Mining On The Moon's Horizon?
Moon Express unveils lunar lander design with planned 2015 launch date
Moon Express unveils lunar robot, the 'iPhone of space'
NASA plans to grow turnips and basil on the Moon
Will remembering to water the plants be just as difficult in space as it is on earth? We're about to find out. NASA has announced plans to plant the first garden on the moon in 2015 — and it might mean we're one small step closer to space-colonization.
Once We Live On The Moon, We'll Still Be Able To Eat Local
NASA Moon Garden to Land by 2016
NASA Plans A Moon Garden
How Do You Pick Up Something on the Moon?
During the Apollo 16 mission, Charles Duke dropped his hammer. What do you do next? You pick up the hammer, right? NOT SO EASY. Why is this such a difficult task? It's a combination of the lower gravitational field on the surface of the moon along with ...
R & D Magazine
Ancient crater could hold clues about moon's mantle
Data from the Moon Mineralogy Mapper that flew aboard India's Chandrayaan-1 lunar orbiter shows a diverse mineralogy in the subsurface of the giant South Pole Aitken basin. The differing mineral signatures could be reflective of the minerals dredged up ...
Large impact crater could hold clues about Moon's mantle
Craters within crater hint at moon's 'diversity'
UK backs push to put female astronaut on moon
Just days ago, Beijing also launched a rocket to the moon, carrying a small robotic device that will touch down on the lunar surface this weekend – the first controlled landing since 1976 on the Earth's only natural satellite. China has stepped up its ...
Science minister David Willetts: Britain can help build a moon base and send a ...
Geminid meteor shower set to peak, but moon might curtail viewing
As was the case with last month's Leonid meteor shower, however, prospective skywatchers should be aware that once again, observers will face a major obstacle in their attempt to see this year's Geminid performance, namely, the moon. Unfortunately, as ...
Jimmy Westlake: Catch a falling star this week