When the clock strikes lunar noon, water molecules begin to dance around on the light side of the moon. As the moon's surface heats up, water molecules detach and find another, cooler spot to hang out until temperatures cool back down, scientists found using data from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance orbiter (LRO), which has been circling the moon since 2009. Water on the surface … [Read more...] about Water Molecules Bounce Around the Moon. Here’s Why.
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caption China landing its Chang’e 4 spacecraft on the far side of the moon is an early phase of an ambitious program of space exploration. source Shayanne Gal/Business Insider China landed a spacecraft called Chang’e 4 on the moon’s far side for the first in human history. A rover and lander will study lunar geology, look for water ice, scan the … [Read more...] about ‘This is more than just a landing’: Why China’s mission on the far side of the moon should be a wake-up call for the world
caption NASA’s share of the US federal budget is probably a lot lower than you think. source iStock; NASA; Samantha Lee/Business Insider INSIDER polled more than 1,000 people living in the US about the funding and direction of NASA. Most respondents said returning to the moon should be a priority for the US space agency. However, a majority think … [Read more...] about 85% of Americans would give NASA a giant raise — but most don’t know how little the space agency gets as a share of the federal budget
Midway through Prometheus, the distant moon explored by scientist Elizabeth Shaw and her team turns into a DNA mosh pit where alien cave worms, human chromosomes, sadistic parasites, head-stretching toxins and proto-human Engineers get sloshed together and go viral in the worst possible way. The end result is an unholy spawn, pictured in a very spoilery image below, known in … [Read more...] about Origin of the Creepy Species,
Amidst all of NASA’s recent talk about sending humans back to the Moon, aerospace contractor Lockheed Martin says it has come up with a design for a lander that can transport people to and from the lunar surface. The vehicle is just a concept for now, but Lockheed hopes that it could prove valuable for NASA as it pushes forward with its plans for human lunar exploration. … [Read more...] about This is Lockheed Martin’s idea for a reusable lander that carries people and cargo to the Moon