#Moon

Japan’s moon rover is a … Toyota?

2 months ago — 1 min read

The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has revealed it is teaming up with car maker Toyota to create the pressurized vehicle needed to transport two astronauts across 10,000 kilometres of...

China lands on the far side of moon – here is the science behind the mission

4 months ago — 7.5 min read

In a spectacular few days for solar system exploration – during which NASA whizzed the New Horizons spacecraft past the Kuiper Belt object 2009 MU69 (somewhat controversially nicknamed “Ultima Thule”)...

China’s lunar rover is making tracks

4 months ago — 1 min read

China has released new photos of its Yutu (Jade Rabbit) 2 lunar rover leaving track marks on the far side of the moon. Last week China landed its Chang'e 4...

History through Engineering – Flying chariots and exotic birds

1 year ago — 4.5 min read

how 17th century dreamers planned to reach the moon People have been dreaming about space travel for hundreds of years, long before the arrival of the spectacular technologies behind space...

Have Engineers Just Discovered the Perfect Spot to Build an Underground Colony on the Moon?

2 years ago — 1 min read

Lunar scientists have discovered a lunar chasm measuring 50km long and 100 meters wide. Could this be used as a base for astronauts and their equipment in future? The eastern...

Japan plans to put a man on moon by 2030

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

Today Japan revealed its ambitious plan to put an astronaut on the Moon by 2030. A new proposal from the country's space agency would see astronaut venturing beyond the International...