Chris Hadfield: Moon colonisation is 'obvious' next step

Posted in Science on 23rd Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

The European Space Agency has announced its intent to put humans back on the Moon "by the end of the next decade".

First high speed laser communication satellite set for launch

Posted in Science on 21st Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

The system will deliver data from satellites, aircraft, and space stations, allowing for faster communications in the event of a crisis.

Europe will send humans to the moon by 2030, ESA says

Posted in Science on 9th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

"This return to the Moon envisions human missions starting in the early 2020s that would see astronauts interact with robots on the lunar surface from orbit."

Designer of Apple 'spaceship' campus working with ESA on 3D printed moon base

Posted in Hardware on 6th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

The idea is to build a permanent base near the south pole of the moon, that could eventually be used as a staging ground for future trips to Mars.

The World Is Racing to Build a Moon Base

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

ESA (and China) are looking at lunar bases in the next couple decades, and NASA is looking at the space in the moon's orbit.