#Moon

Solid Rocket Moon Booster fired up for critical test

3 weeks 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’?

7 months 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

1 year 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 –...

5 More Moon-landing innovations that changed life on Earth

1 year 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 year 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

1 year 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...