Four different ways you can enjoy a solar eclipse

4 months ago — Deep Dive

The kind of solar eclipses usually portrayed in films are total solar eclipses – a reasonably rare event. They’re likely what you think about when you hear the word eclipse....

Artemis: how ever changing US space policy may push back the next Moon landing

7 months ago — Deep Dive

Harrison Schmitt and Eugene Cernan blasted off from the Taurus-Littrow valley on the Moon in their lunar module Challenger on December 14 1972. Five days later, they splashed down safely...

Chang’e-5 probe touches down on Moon

10 months ago — Quick Read

China's Chang’e 5 mission has successfully landed at Mons Rümker on the Moon.

Solid Rocket Moon Booster fired up for critical test

1 year ago — Quick Read

Today NASA, alongside engineering giant Northrop Grumman, celebrated after they successfully ignited a massive solid rocket booster in Utah. The two-minute test put the Solid Rocket Booster (SRB) hardware through...

Did Earth’s just get a new ‘moon’?

2 years ago — Quick Read

Earth's got a new 'moon' – here's what to expect The Earth currently has two moons - but they won’t look like this in the sky. Author provided The Minor...

Engineering Podcasts – To the moon and beyond

2 years ago — Long Read

Marking 50 years since the first moon landing, To the moon and beyond is a five-part podcast series from The Conversation. Through interviews with academic experts around the world –...