The Moon


Scientists Have Detected a Huge Anomaly Under the Moon’s Largest Crater

An object five times larger than Hawaii’s Big Island is embedded miles under an impact crater on the far side of the Moon.
Becky Ferreira
moon landings

Israel’s Lunar Lander Has Crashed on the Moon

The Beresheet lander would have been the first private lander on the Moon and the first lunar soft-landing by Israel. Instead, engine failures caused it to crash.
Becky Ferreira
The Moon

The Moon Has Tan Lines, NASA Says

Magnetic hotspots on the Moon might contain clues about how to protect humans from radiation on other planets.
Becky Ferreira
moon rocks

How an Ancient Rock Carrying Earth’s Oldest Known Crystals Ended Up on the Moon

"Big Bertha," a lunar rock that was picked up by Apollo 14 astronauts, originated on Earth 4.1 billion years ago, according to a new study.
Becky Ferreira
The Moon

Plants Are Growing on the Moon for the First Time

Cotton seeds brought to the far side of the Moon by China's Chang'e-4 lander have sprouted.
Becky Ferreira

China Releases Gorgeous New Footage of the Far Side of the Moon

Chang’e 4 mission leads released landing footage and panoramic pictures on Friday.
Becky Ferreira

Why Don't Sweet-Shooting Point Guards Believe Science?

Steph Curry joined a growing group of conspiracy theorist NBA floor generals when he questioned whether we landed on the moon.
Corbin Smith

Hell Yeah, We’re Going to the Far Side of the Moon

The Chang’e 4 mission includes a lander, a rover, and a canister of potato seeds.
Becky Ferreira

People Seeing the Moon Up Close for the First Time Is a Dose of Good Vibes

Filmmaker and space lover Wylie Overstreet took his telescope onto the streets of Los Angeles to show strangers the moon, then captured their reactions on film.
Kaleigh Rogers
Holy Shit

Uh, Here’s a Video of King Krule Performing 'Live on the Moon'

Yes, that's right. King Krule played some songs from outer space. Sorta.
Ryan Bassil
fly me to the moon

The dark side of Trump's moon landing is Mars gets ignored

Proponents of space travel to Mars worry Trump's new directive to NASA to send more Americans to the moon will doom Mars efforts. Trump on Monday signed Space Policy Directive 1, also known as SPD-1, directing NASA to send Americans back to the moon.
Chelsey B. Coombs
Commercial Space Race

A Pittsburgh Company Has Secured a 2019 Rocket Launch to the Moon

Send family heirlooms, science projects, or a lock of your hair to the lunar surface with Astrobotic.
Becky Ferreira