lunar

NASA is paying Colorado start-up Lunar Outpost $1 to collect rocks and dust from the moon. On Thursday, the agency announced the four winning bidders for its first lunar material contracts. The companies...

China’s Chang’e-5 lunar probe scoops up first samples of moon rocks from the ‘Ocean of Storms’ with aim of returning them to Earth before Christmas The Chang’e-5 probe set...

China’s lunar probe TOUCHES DOWN on the moon in first stage of Chang’e-5 mission to collect samples of rock and dust to bring back to Earth for the first time in four decades The Chang’e-5...

United Arab Emirates announces plans to send a lunar rover to the Moon in 2024 to explore areas previously untouched by human missions The specific location on the Moon the rover will land has not been...

Paris has canceled its Chinese Lunar New Year parade amid concerns over the deadly coronavirus outbreak, the mayor said Sunday. Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo said the parade planned for Sunday at Place de la...

Lexus unveils new space-themed concept vehicles including lunar speeder which uses ‘magnetic levitation’ to hover above the ground and travel at speeds of more than 300mph The luxury car manufacturer...

Five steps to the moon and back: Boeing unveils design for lunar lander to transport astronauts on last leg of journey to the moon in ‘fewest steps’ possible NASA plans to send a crewed mission...

China’s lunar rover discovers strange ‘gel-like’ substance with ‘unusual colour’ in crater on dark side of moon Yutu-2 rover landed on moon in January as part of China’s...

Lost lunar module from the Apollo 10 mission may FINALLY have been found: Astronomers say they’re ‘98% convinced’ they’ve located ‘Snoopy’ ascent stage after 50 years...

Israel fails to land spacecraft on the moon Beresheet probe crash-lands on the moon; Phil Keating reports. When Israel’s Beresheet spacecraft crashed on the Moon last week it was carrying the Lunar...

A hit with the audience: Composer and conductor Tan Dun. MUSICCHINESE NEW YEAR CONCERT ★★★½Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and HanggaiHamer Hall, February 13 Now in its sixth year, attending MSO’s...

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping dropped in on surprised diners at a small Beijing restaurant and chatted with deliverymen on Friday on an apparently unscripted visit ahead of next...

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Trade tensions with the United States and a slowing economy are keeping Chinese tourists to budget-friendly destinations closer to home for the Lunar New Year holiday, with more...

China wants ‘to build a house on the Moon using 3-D printing technology’ and reveals it intends to return again THIS YEAR Chang’e-4 and Yutu-2 landed on the far side of the moon on January...

A Boston-based auction house is looking for the next proud owner of a 12-pound lunar meteorite, said to have an estimated price tag of $500,000. (AP Photo/Rodrique Ngowi) A Boston-based auction...

The ‘moon bricks’ made from lunar dust that could build mankind’s first home on another planet The surface of the Moon is covered in grey, fine, rough dust The material is first compacted...