Moon Missions News
Explained: The damage that SpaceX's Starship rocket caused at Texas launch site
Repairing the damage from Thursday's unmanned test flight is expected to take months, potentially delaying further launch attempts and slowing the development of a rocket NASA plans to use on its upcoming Moon missions
Humans will be living & working on the Moon by the end of this decade thanks to Artemis 1, says NASA
NASA is confident that if the Artemis 1 Mission is successful, they will be able to put astronauts on the moon for a long-term basis who are going to be living on the surface and do research by as early as 2024-2025.
Moon rocks brought back by China's mission revealed new info about ancient lunar volcano activity
The samples showed that volcanic activity occurred on the moon as recently as two billion years ago, compared to previous estimates that thought it halted some 2.8 billion and three billion years ago.
Natural caves on the moon can be used to stores samples of Earth's biodiversity
The researchers believe that it would be similar to the Svalbard Seed Bank, an existing repository in Norway that holds hundreds of thousands of plant samples.
Race to the moon heats up as China, Russia, India, Japan, SpaceX all make its moves
President Xi Jinping has put China's "space dream" into overdrive, with a crewed space station planned for next year.
Night, night Chang'e-4: China's moon probe goes dormant for 14 days till next lunar day
The rover Yutu-2 has far exceeded its three-month design lifespan, becoming the longest-working lunar rover on the moon.
Historic lunar sites, human artefacts on Moon officially protected by US law
It is only a matter of decades, perhaps just years, before we see a continuous human presence on the Moon.
NASA gears up for final 'green test' of its SLS megarocket the Artemis moon missions
The upcoming Green Run hot fire test will be a key milestone event for NASA’s Artemis missions.
Chandrayaan 3 to launch in 2030, will cost lesser than the second mission, Union Minister Jitendra Singh
He said that calling Chandrayaan 2 a disappointment was wrong since it was India's maiden attempt.
Chandrayaan 2: Failure is part of the 'big game', shouldn't discourage the science community, says NASA-JPL CTO
The NASA JPL Chief emphasised a familiar statistic quotes at the time of Vikram's planned landing — 40% of moons missions in last 60 years have failed.
JAXA to build moon rover, space vehicle for use in NASA's Artemis moon mission
NASA wants to return to the moon with the Artemis mission and they are building a smaller version of the ISS to orbit the moon.
Sitting in the space station, ESA astronaut remotely drives lunar rover collecting rock samples
This method will help future astronauts to stay in the safety of the spacecraft while controlling the rover.
First of NASA's Artemis moon missions in 2024 to feature two astronauts, lunar rover
The Artemis mission will also feature an unpressurized rover for astronauts to move around faster in.
Invest in NASA's Artemis mission and hitch a ride to Moon, US announces at IAC 2019
The lunar space station US intends to build will have a lifetime of at least 15 years, the NASA chief said.
NASA may opt for inflatable habitats to house future human missions to Moon, Mars and beyond
Three NASA astronauts spent three days living inside each of the space habitat prototypes.
World Space Week: Eight moon landers that successfully explored the surface of Earth's satellite
These moon landers gave us a lot of the information about the moon that enabled us to send the first human beings there.
Chandrayaan 2: Lost communication link with Vikram to be investigation by newly-formed national committee
A recent update confirmed that the orbiter is performing well, its instruments tested and ready to relay data over its 7-year mission life.
NASA announces Alabama spaceflight centre as HQ for spacecraft to the Moon in 2024
NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center will serve as HQ for the space agency's Artemis programme to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024.
Team Indus partner OrbitBeyond drops out of NASA contract for 2020 moon lander mission
The 2 other contracts for lunar landers, with Astrobotic and Intuitive Machines, are slated to launch in 2021.
Fully-functional replica of NASA's Apollo lunar rover to drive at NASCAR race
This replica travels at a speed of 97 kmph, while the original vehicle could only reach a top speed of 12 km.