Despite long distances and high velocities, NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter successfully captured an image of LADEE as they both soared over the moon. Continue reading →
On Monday, NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter team released the first orbital snapshots of China's lander and rover on the moon's surface. Continue reading →
Today at 3:35 p.m. EST, the Chinese Chang'E 3 lander lowered its rover to the moon's surface. Continue reading →
China on Sunday launched its first spacecraft to the surface of moon, with landing of the six-wheeled rover named "Yutu" -- Chinese for "jade rabbit" -- expected in two weeks. Continue reading →
There’s no denying it: Star Wars’ cute robotic sidekick R2-D2 is probably one of the coolest and most famous sci-fi heroes. And now it seems the three-legged robot has inadvertently become the perfect design for future moon rovers! Well, kinda. … Continue reading →
NASA is developing a lunar rover to find and analyze water and other materials trapped in deep freezes at the moon’s poles and to demonstrate how water can be made on site.
A solar-powered faux module called "Lunar" is currently stationed atop the Art Institute of Chicago. What the heck is it?
Another Soviet-era lunar rover has been found on the moon. This time, using Earth-based lasers to bounce off Lunokhod 1's retroreflectors, researchers managed to shine some light on the robot's final resting place.
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