Watch the First Private Moon Lander Ride to Orbit on a SpaceX Rocket
The Beresheet lander will attempt the first private Moon landing on April 11.
Private Lunar Landers Are Coming, and They’re Like Nothing You’ve Seen Before
The five final contenders for the $30 million Google Lunar XPrize push the boundaries of interplanetary exploration.
The Other First Moon Landing
Apollo 11 achieved the first crewed Moon landing in 1969. Ten years earlier, it was the Soviets who had the edge with Luna 2.
How the Soviets Got Scooped on Their Own Historic Moon Landing
Fifty years ago, the rest of the world saw the first snapshots from the Luna 9 lander before Soviet citizen did.
Send Your Hair to the Moon
Lunar Mission One plans to land and drill on the Moon in 2024. But what the founders want to deposit into the Moon may be just as valuable as the samples they’ll extract.