The US space programme has a new focus on an old destination. President Trump has directed NASA to focus its efforts on crewed missions to the moon before Mars
SpaceX aims to launch spaceships to Mars within five years with a new rocket design that could also be used on Earth to make rapid around-the-globe trips
The moon has bright coils of dust we can’t study without getting up close. A NASA proposal would send two satellites tied together to dangle over the surface
Lunar rock shows the moon’s magnetic field lasted a billion years longer than we thought, which may help us understand how planets keep their protective fields
The president seems to want to target a human spaceflight program away from Mars and back toward the moon. The post If Trump Sends NASA to the Moon, Congress Might Be Into It appeared first on WIRED.
What kind of person pays thousands of dollars for the right to own a piece of space history? The post Buying Space Memorabilia Can Be Cheaper Than You’d Think appeared first on WIRED.
The Hubble telescope snapped a picture of the undiscovered satellite, which could really shake up what we know about icy dwarf planets. The post Pluto's Dwarf Planet Friend Makemake Has a Cute Little Moon appeared first on WIRED.
Suppose the moon was a cube instead of a sphere. What would the phases of the moon look like as seen from Earth?
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