Asteroids 'dumped water into the molten Moon'

Posted in Science on 1st Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

How and when water got trapped in volcanic lunar rocks is a huge and open question for planetary scientists.

Space experts say sending humans to Mars worth the risk

Posted in Science on 31st May, 2016
by Alex Muller

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.

New analysis of Apollo lunar samples solves decades-old mystery

Posted in Science on 29th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

Lunar soil samples contain amino acids, but the technology to determine where they came from has not been available until now.

Orion astronaut flight faces delay to 2023

Posted in Science on 18th Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

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.

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

Posted in Science on 20th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

The last time we put a human on the moon was 1972, over four decades ago.