#lunar surface

Unlocking the Universe: How Lunar Telescopes Could Revolutionize Astronomy

Deep Dive

Lunar exploration is undergoing a renaissance. Dozens of missions, organised by multiple space agencies – and increasingly by commercial companies – are set to visit the Moon by the end of this decade. Most of these will involve small robotic spacecraft, but NASA’s ambitious Artemis programme, aims to...

China reveals plans for ‘Laurel Tree’ lunar base

Long Read

China has revealed how it plans to use hollow lava channels underground on the moon to offer a natural shield against space radiation and extreme temperatures on it's new ‘Laurel Tree’ lunar base. Currently in the design phase, the base will be a huge project for Chinese space...