space exploration

Chinas moon mission to land rover on the far side of the moon

Posted in Hardware on 1st Jan, 2018
by Alex Muller

China may achieve a feat never attempted by the US or USSR landing on the far side of the moon.

Japan wants to manned trips to the moon by 2030 with NASAs help

Posted in Science on 4th Jul, 2017
by Alex Muller

JAXA has ambitious plans to put an astronaut on the moon sometime around 2030, according to new proposals from the space agency.

Hawking urges Moon landing to 'elevate humanity'

Posted in Science on 21st Jun, 2017
by Alex Muller

Prof Stephen Hawking has called for leading nations to send astronauts to the Moon by 2020.

Moon and Mars in China's five-year space plan

Posted in Science on 29th Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

Mars and the far side of the Moon are on the itinerary for China's National Space Administration (CNSA), according to a new white paper released this week.

Europe presses ahead with Mars rover

Posted in Science on 2nd Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

Europe will push ahead with its plan to put a UK-assembled robotic rover on the surface of Mars in 2021.