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Tags results for 'Apollo'

Golden Spike estimates that they could repeat Apollo manned mission to the moon

Posted in Business on 8th Jan, 2014 02:38 AM
by AlexMuller
Golden Spike has detailed plans for a lunar return using existing assets.

NASA's deep-space craft readying for launch

Posted in Hardware on 28th Jun, 2014 03:21 AM
by AlexMuller
Three long years after the Space Shuttle's retirement, NASA's successor is almost ready to make an entrance.

A call for a 'Moon shot' project on clean energy

Posted in Business on 2nd Jun, 2015 06:49 PM
by AlexMuller
A group of scientists and economists is calling for the equivalent of the Apollo space programme to produce cheap, clean energy.

Dust Cloud Helps to Explain a 50-Year Moon Mystery

Posted in Science on 18th Jun, 2015 06:38 PM
by AlexMuller
Viewed before sunrise, part of the Moon's horizon seems to glow. But because the moon has barely any atmosphere, there's seemingly nothing that could be doing the glowing.

What It Will Take for Humans to Live on the Moon?

Posted in Science on 20th Jun, 2015 10:04 PM
by AlexMuller
The last time we put a human on the moon was 1972, over four decades ago.

Orion astronaut flight faces delay to 2023

Posted in Science on 18th Sep, 2015 02:09 AM
by AlexMuller
The Space Launch System (SLS) is more powerful than the Apollo program's Saturn V, and is due to make its debut with the Orion vehicle in an uncrewed configuration, in late 2018.

New analysis of Apollo lunar samples solves decades-old mystery

Posted in Science on 29th Oct, 2015 11:28 AM
by AlexMuller
Lunar soil samples contain amino acids, but the technology to determine where they came from has not been available until now.

Space experts say sending humans to Mars worth the risk

Posted in Science on 31st May, 2016 04:54 PM
by AlexMuller
There's a long-standing joke that NASA is always 20 years from putting astronauts on Mars. A to-do list from 2015 looks remarkably similar to one compiled in 1990.

Asteroids 'dumped water into the molten Moon'

Posted in Science on 1st Jun, 2016 11:28 PM
by AlexMuller
How and when water got trapped in volcanic lunar rocks is a huge and open question for planetary scientists.

Apollo Astronauts are More Likely to Die of Heart Problems

Posted in Science on 30th Jul, 2016 08:27 PM
by AlexMuller
The likely culprit of this higher rate of heart problems is their unprecedented exposure to deep space radiation.

Private plan to send Moon rover to Apollo 17 site

Posted in Science on 1st Dec, 2016 04:16 PM
by AlexMuller
A German team wants to land a pair of rovers on the lunar surface to inspect the buggy left behind in 1972 on the last crewed mission to the Moon.

Recovery of Lost Apollo Data Has Solved a 40-Year-Old Mystery on The 'Moon Warming'

Posted in Science on 11th Jun, 2018 01:29 AM
by Alex Muller
Between 1971 and 1977, Apollo scientists conducting experiments on the Moon discovered that the surface got mysteriously warmer.

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