Lunar


Apollo 11 Lunar Artifact Accidentally Sold by US Government

Apollo 11 Lunar Artifact Accidentally Sold by US Government

Uncle Sam (the US government) inadvertently sold the moon mission sample bag that was used in the Apollo 11 venture. This is a...

Aug 8 2016, 4:41am CDT

Chinese lunar probe to land on moon, return in 2017

Chinese lunar probe to land on moon, return in 2017

Beijing, May 27 (IANS) China will send lunar probe Chang'e 5 to land on the moon and return with samples in the second half of...

May 26 2016, 10:36pm CDT

Audi Enters Moon Race with Lunar Quattro

Audi Enters Moon Race with Lunar Quattro

Audi will work with the Part-Time Scientists in the ‘Google Lunar XPRIZE’ competition for a mission to the moon....

Jan 15 2016, 10:05am CST

Strange Volcanic Formation Found Near Lunar South Pole

Mafic Lunar Mound Formed by Strange Volcanic Process Found on Moon

A very strange volcanic formation has been found on the southern polar region of the moon. It has been identified and investiga...

Oct 16 2015, 7:12am CDT

Israeli Space Tech Firm SpaceIL Books Flight Aboard Falcon 9 on Lunar Mission

Israeli Space Tech Firm SpaceIL Books Flight Aboard Falcon 9 on Lunar Mission

Sixteen private space ventures entered into the Google Lunar X Prize competition to be the first to land a spacecraft onto...

Oct 7 2015, 8:21am CDT

Supermoon Lunar Eclipse: See Amazing Blood Moon Photos

Supermoon Lunar Eclipse: See Amazing Blood Moon Photos

The supermoon eclipse fascinated skygazers on a global level. It was indeed a sight to see in all its glory....

Sep 28 2015, 9:05pm CDT

See Supermoon Lunar Eclipse via a Chinese Moon-Viewing Flight

See Supermoon Lunar Eclipse via a Chinese Moon-Viewing Flight

Several flights are being booked by astro-nuts in China who want to see the upcoming supermoon in all its glory....

Sep 23 2015, 9:03pm CDT

Rare Lunar Eclipse on Sunday will also show a Supermoon

Rare Lunar Eclipse on Sunday will also Feature a Super Blood Moon

A unique lunar eclipse with a supermoon is to occur within seven days' time....

Sep 22 2015, 6:30am CDT

See Shortest Lunar Eclipse of the Century on April 4

See Shortest Lunar Eclipse of the Century on April 4

The quickest lunar eclipse of the past 100 years or so is coming on this Saturady. It will be a treat to view....

Apr 2 2015, 7:17am CDT

Total Lunar Tetrad’s First “Blood Moon” Expected on Monday Night

Total Lunar Tetrad’s First “Blood Moon” Expected on Monday Night

Monday night provides great moments for US residents as they witness the appearance of a total lunar eclipse. The blood moons a...

Apr 14 2014, 5:18pm CDT

Chinese Lunar Rover Jade Rabbit is Safe and Sound

Chinese Lunar Rover Jade Rabbit is Safe and Sound

The Chinese lunar rover known as the Jade Rabbit is fit as a fiddle after all. The Sino-space vehicle has been found to be safe...

Feb 13 2014, 10:20am CST

Penn State Crowdfunds Lunar Lion Lander

Penn State Crowdfunds Lunar Lion Lander

Earlier this week, Penn State’s Lunar Lion team launched a crowdfunding effort to raise a little over $400,000 towards its goal...

Jan 23 2014, 7:01am CST

Lunar Eclipse will Occur Today

Lunar Eclipse will Occur Tonight

A penumbral lunar eclipse will occur today, on Friday. This lunar eclipse will be on its peak at 7:50 p.m. EDT or 2350 GMT....

Oct 18 2013, 5:26am CDT

NASA Confirms Water Molecules on Lunar Surface

NASA Confirms Water Molecules on Lunar Surface

Yesterday we reported that there is evidence of Water on the Moon. NASA has now detailed what has been found. NASA scientists...

Sep 25 2009, 6:00am CDT

Google Announces Ten Teams for $30 Million Lunar X PRIZE

Google Announces Ten Teams for $30 Million Lunar X PRIZE

Google and Dr. Peter H. Diamandins announced this week that ten teams are now signed up to compete for the Google Lunar X PRIZE...

Feb 22 2008, 1:07pm CST

Lunar New Year 2.0

Lunar New Year 2.0

It is the first day of the Chinese New Year, the first day of the Year of the Rooster. SF Gate has a story with fun, next-gen u...

Feb 9 2005, 12:27pm EST