Supermoon Saturday – See The Pics!

If you happened to look into the sky early Saturday, you probably witnessed one of the coolest natural phenomenon’s! Saturday, July 12 marked the first supermoon of the summer and was captured in hundreds of photographs across the globe. So,…

Lunar Eclipse Explained by NASA Astronomer

Tonight’s the night. Millions of people in the Earth’s western hemisphere will be treated to a spectacular event tonight when the moon falls beneath the shadow of the Earth. The event, called a full lunar eclipse, will cast the moon…

‘Blood Moon’ Total Lunar Eclipse Will Be Visible On Tuesday

The moon is all set to turn red starting on late Monday when it aligns with the Sun and Earth, assuring a celestial spectacle for sky gazers. Astronomers claim that the total lunar eclipse will stretch into the wee hours…

Full Lunar Eclipse Coming April 15

A full lunar eclipse is not nearly as rare as a solar eclipse, but the event still draws eyes to the heavens. This month people in the Earth’s western hemisphere will get to see the moon at its most impressive.…

Moon Craters Mapped by Amateurs as Well as the Pros

CosmoQuest, a collective of amateur astronomers that identify and map craters on various space objects, including the moon, has gotten so adept in their studies that their data has been used in scientific research and at times published. Stuart Robbins,…

Penn State Turns To Crowdfunding To Send A Spacecraft To The Moon

Space travel is something that’s usually reserved for government agencies with a lot of money to burn. SpaceX proved that private industry can do it too though with a little help from investors and its own deep pockets. Now Penn…

NASA Looking For Companies to Build Lunar Landers

NASA’s commercial spaceflight program has largely been a success for the agency. Both SpaceX and Orbital Sciences have now performed successful resupply missions to the International Space Station (ISS). With commercial spaceflight a success, NASA is now moving ahead with…

China Moon Landing: Jade Rabbit Reaches Moon’s Surface

China made history on Saturday by successfully landing its first unmanned spacecraft on the moon. The Chang’e-3  reached the moon at about 9.12 p.m Saturday and delivered “Yutu”, nicknamed “Jade Rabbit”. Yutu is a solar powered, six-wheeled robotic rover, equipped with…

China Moon Landing Happened on Saturday

China became the third nation in history to ‘soft-land’ a spacecraft on the moon Saturday, following in the footsteps of the United States and the former Soviet Union. The unmanned spacecraft, Chang’e-3, touched down on the lunar surface, the first…

China Moon Rover To Complete First Lunar Mission

China is blasting its first lunar rover into space, Sunday, December 1st, from Xichang Satellite Launch Center on China time – Dec. 2. So what exactly are they looking for? Space.com said it was just to hit a milestone launch,…