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5 More Moon-landing innovations that changed life on Earth

2 days ago — Deep Dive

Today is the 50th anniversary of the start of the Moon Landing missions. Apollo 11 was launched by a Saturn V rocket from Kennedy Space Center on Merritt Island, Florida,...

Four surprising Engineering innovations that came out of the Apollo moon landings

1 week ago — Quick Read

NASA’s Apollo programme was one of the most challenging technological achievements in the 20th century. Beyond the space race and exploration, it contributed to several inventions and innovations that are...

Maxar awarded first Lunar Gateway contract

2 months ago — Quick Read

Nasa has awarded the first contract for its lunar space station. NASA has awarded Maxar Technologies the first contract for its Lunar Gateway space station. The US Space Agency has...

A Lunar gold rush has just kicked off start

2 months ago — Deep Dive

Could exhaust the solar system in fewer than 500 years Territorial claim? US astronaut Buzz Aldrin salutes the American flag. NASA The US president, Donald Trump, has stuck to his...

Japan’s moon rover is a … Toyota?

4 months ago — Quick 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

6 months ago — Deep Dive

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”)...