A NASA spacecraft that last month began measuring gases and dust coming off the surface of the moon got a science bonus this weekend with the arrival of China’s Chang’e 3 lander and Yutu rover.
China's Jade Rabbit rover sent back its first pictures from the moon.
China's first-ever moon rover is driving on the lunar surface.
Today at 3:35 p.m. EST, the Chinese Chang'E 3 lander lowered its rover to the moon's surface. Continue reading →
Today, NASA released a cool little video from the perspective of the Juno probe that swung past the Earth on Oct. 9. Continue reading →
A $30 million Google-backed competition to land a spacecraft on the moon may be about to be scooped... by China.
The icy Jovian moon has a strange surface -- regions of flat ice interrupted by chaotic terrain. What causes the chaos? Europa's internal heat convection may hold the key. Continue reading →
How does a country preserve its mark on the moon for decades to come? It may not seem like the moon is a busy space-traffic hub these days, but in the not-too-distant future, that could change.
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