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How to build a moon base  The Conversation UK

Half a century after humans first walked on the moon, a number of private companies and nations are planning to build permanent bases on the lunar surface.

  1. Elon Musk likes Newt Gingrich’s $2 billion moon base prize  Digital Trends
  2. Elon Musk lauds Newt Gingrich's $2B moon competition prize  Fox News
  3. Elon Musk hails Newt Gingrich's $2 billion moon landing competition  Business Insider
  4. Elon Musk: Newt Gingrich's $2 billion moon prize is a 'great idea'  CNET
  5. New Space Race? SpaceX and Blue Origin Could Compete to Send Humans to Moon  Inverse
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NASA's 10-year plan includes a moon base and visit to Saturn's moon  INSIDER

In the past year, NASA has announced plans to return humans to the moon and search for life on one of Saturn's moons with a nuclear-powered helicopter.

With Artemis, NASA at risk of repeating Apollo mistakes, scientist warns  Ars Technica

In the nearly five months that have passed since Vice President Mike Pence directed NASA to return humans to the Moon by 2024, the space agency has made ...

Portman, Kaptur review Ohio's role in creating Moon Base for Mars mission  The Beacon

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, U.S. Senator Rob Portman and U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur visited the NASA agency's Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field in ...

Here's what we need to build our first moon base  The Next Web

Half a century after humans first walked on the moon, a number of private companies and nations are planning to build permanent bases on the lunar surface.

UFO Moon base: Did NASA satellite spot alien UFO Tycho Crater Moon base?

ALIEN UFO Moon bases have supposedly been sighted on the lunar surface by a NASA space probe, a UFO conspiracy theorist has outlandishly claimed.

NASA Photo Captures 'Alien Moon Base' Drilling On Lunar Surface  International Business Times

A UFO hunter has alleged that NASA is trying to cover up an “alien city” situated on the surface of the Moon. He claims that he even has a photo from the space ...

Newt Gingrich trying to sell Trump on a cheap moon plan  POLITICO

Newt Gingrich and an eclectic band of NASA skeptics are trying to sell President Donald Trump on a reality show-style plan to jump-start the return of humans to ...

Alien lunar base: ‘UFO city’ spotted on Google Moon map – ‘NASA missed editing this out’

AN ALIEN lunar base visible on Google Moon has sparked fears of an alien life cover-up by space agency NASA, a UFO hunter has outlandishly claimed.

India On The Moon: Date Of Landing Attempt Confirmed For 'Moon Vehicle 2' At Lunar South Pole  Forbes

The Indian Space Research Organisation has confirmed when its Chandrayaan 2 probe will attempt to land on the moon to study the surface and search for ...

Alien base: Conspiracy theorists find structure which ‘is 100 percent proof’ of aliens

AN 'interesting' structure has been found on the Moon and conspiracy theorists believe it is “100 percent” proof of alien life.

Look Up! Uranus and the Waning Gibbous Moon Share the Sky

Today (Aug. 21), just before dawn, the waning gibbous moon will sit bright in the southern sky near the frigid, blue-green planet Uranus. That planet will be faint, ...

India’s lunar mission enters the Moon’s orbit ahead of landing attempt  The Verge

India's mission to the Moon, known as Chandrayaan-2, successfully entered lunar orbit on August 20th, ahead of the country's first attempt to land a vehicle on ...

To the moon and beyond 5: What space exploration will look like in 2069  The Conversation UK

What will space exploration look like in 2069, a century after the first moon landing? In the fifth and final episode of podcast series, To the moon and beyond, we ...

Inverse Daily: Will NASA Fall Behind in the New Space Race?  Inverse

Who will be the next person to step on the moon? If a new competition comes to light, it could be an astronaut recruited by SpaceX or Blue Origin. A team of ...

NASA Photo Shows Alien Buildings And UFO Fleet In Moon’s Crater  International Business Times

A UFO expert claimed to have spotted a small cluster of alien buildings as well as a fleet of vessels in one of NASA photos of the Moon. According to the expert, ...

NASA Photo Reveals Huge Diamond Alien Base On The Moon  International Business Times

A UFO expert has found another massive alien base on the Moon through a NASA photo. According to the expert, the new base has a diamond shape and ...

Artemis moon mission: NASA picks Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, to manage lunar lander program  CBS News

Despite protests from Texas lawmakers, NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, will manage the agency's plans to build a lunar landing ...

Chandrayaan 2 arrives in lunar orbit, targets moon landing next month  Spaceflight Now

India's Chandrayaan 2 spacecraft braked into orbit around the moon Tuesday, positioning the robotic science mission for a landing in the moon's south pole ...

UFO sighting: Giant 'alien ship' on the Moon is '100 percent' proof of ET life

Self-proclaimed UFO expert Scot Waring has claimed to have produced conclusive evidence of alien technology on the Moon. UFO hunter Waring took to his ...

Life (or death) on Mars  Powell Tribune

Space travel seems to be a hot topic these days. Among other things, there is a bunch of interest in sending astronauts back to the moon, and this time, they ...

How SpaceX's Starship Will Help Establish a Mars Base

As NASA works toward its long-term goal of establishing a human settlement on Mars, SpaceX is fleshing out its plans to help NASA make that dream a reality.

Nasa's Valkyrie robot could help build Mars base  BBC News

The semi-autonomous robot is able to use human tools and guide itself across difficult terrain.

NASA’s Lunar Orbiter Snaps Stealth Alien Bases On The Moon  International Business Times

A UFO expert claimed that a photo of the Moon taken by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) showed several alien structures on the surface.

How we made Moon – by Sam Rockwell and Duncan Jones  The Guardian

We were concerned the audience wouldn't know which clone was which. We talked about using a wig, but I stole Ratso Rizzo's cough for the sick clone.

Secret NASA plans for Moon base and 37 rocket launches revealed  Fox News

NASA's official plans to build a permanent base on the Moon have leaked online, revealing how and when astronauts will return to the rocky world for the first ...

Plenty of sci-fi futures are now in the past  The A.V. Club

This week's entry: List of stories set in a future now past.

How easy will it be to build a Moon base?  BBC News

How can astronauts build a lunar base if traditional building materials are too heavy to load into a rocket?

Today's Tidbits: August 19, 2019 –

Here are's tidbits for August 19, 2019. We have some catching up to do so there are more than usual, everything from ULA winning ...

The man who discovered Tetris now wants to save the Earth  CNET

Henk Rogers brought Tetris to the world. Now he wants to get us to the moon and Mars, while making sure we still have a home on Earth.

Meet the real brains behind Boris Johnson's Brexit plan  KEYT

The UK seems to be obsessed with the man at the heart of its new government.

Foreign aid cuts could imperil budget deal  Politico

How Trump undercuts the Afghanistan peace process — The Air Force general and the race to the moon.

Can Robots Build a Moon Base for Astronauts? Japan Hopes to Find Out.

Japan's space agency wants to create a moon base with the help of robots that can work autonomously, with little human supervision.

Douglas MacKinnon: US needs a permanent moon base – So forget about going to Mars for now  Fox News

Fifty years after America first landed men on the moon, it's long past time we established a permanent U.S. base there – and shelve far more costly plans to land ...

NASA CFO: If SpaceX can land on the moon, 'we'll partner with them'  Business Insider

Jeff DeWit, NASA's chief financial officer, thinks Elon Musk's SpaceX is unlikely to land Starship on the moon in 2021 but said, "I hope he does it."

The Moonprentice: Newt Gingrich wants 'reality show' contest with Musk and Bezos to colonize Luna  The Next Web

A coalition including Michael Jackson's former publicist, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, and an Air Force general want US president Donald Trump to ...

NASA Moon Mission: JAXA To One-Up US Space Agency With Toyota-Produced Moon Rover  Medical Daily

Toyota is designing what could be the first real 'Moon Car.'

Recommendations Adopted at the 6th National Space Council Meeting

The White House National Space Council held its 6th public meeting today at the Smithsonian Institution's Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA. The Council ...

When it Comes to Gamma Radiation, the Moon is Actually Brighter Than the Sun  Universe Today

Data and images from the Fermi Gamma Ray Space Telescope reveal the Moon's hellish glow, and the risk it poses to astronauts.

Striking Gamma Ray Image Reveals How The Moon Is 'Brighter' Than Our Sun  ScienceAlert

The eerie, hellish glow coming from the Moon may seem unreal in this image, since it's invisible to our eyes. But instruments that detect gamma rays tell us it's ...

China Plans to Build a Moon Base Near the Lunar South Pole

China plans to build a scientific research station on the moon in "about 10 years," according to the state news agency Xinhua. The China National Space ...

Human waste may help feed Mars astronauts  Futurity: Research News

A long-term trip to Mars will require new ways to make food and water. In this podcast episode, an expert explains the trip and why human waste will be key.

Robotic astronomy on the Moon  ROOM, Space Journal

Landing on the Moon has become the goal of many public and private space-faring companies recently. One such company is the International Lunar ...

Three Steps To A Moon Base  IEEE Spectrum

In 1968, NASA astronaut Jim Lovell gazed out of a porthole from lunar orbit and remarked on the “vast loneliness” of the moon. It may not be lonely place for ...

NASA's Plans for Moon Return and Lunar Base Revealed  Complex

NASA is back on its sh*t, hopefully getting us back to the Moon by 2024.

Recommendations Approved by the National Space Council to President Trump  Space Ref

Press Release From: White House Posted: Tuesday, August 20, 2019. Recommendations to update the launch safety approval process for spacecraft using ...

NASA Adheres to “Attempt No Landing There”–Greenlights Europa Flybys  The Daily Galaxy --Great Discoveries Channel

The Europa Clipper Mission to explore the most intriguing of Jupiter's 79 moons, has been given the green light to proceed to the final stages of development.

China plans to build a moon base  Washington Post

China plans to build a scientific research station on the moon in “about 10 years,” according to the state news agency Xinhua. The China National Space ...

NASA taps Northrop Grumman in sole-source agreement to build Gateway habitat  Spaceflight Now

Racing against the clock to meet the Trump administration's 2024 deadline to land astronauts on the moon, NASA plans to select Northrop Grumman to build a ...

Photos: PHOTOS: North Oconee hosts Oconee County softball  Online Athens

North Oconee hosted Highway 53 rival Oconee County on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. The visiting Lady Warriors came away with an 8-4 win against the Lady ...

Europe wants to mine the moon by 2025: ESA reveals plan that could spark a new space race  Nosy Media

Plans for a European base on the moon have taken a main step ahead. The European Space Company revealed it has signed up rocket maker ArianeGroup to ...

Patrick Rowan's Skywatch: Beyond the moon landings

After the Apollo missions to the moon half a century ago, human spaceflight has been confined to Low Earth Orbit.

Moon Baloons Beautiful Moon Base Concept Puts Inflatable Modules in Craters Kristin Houser  Futurism

A team of students created a design for a Moon base that involves placing inflatable modules in craters and covering them with rock.

Intense work being done on rocket to set up moon base: NASA  Global News

Crews are working around the clock at a NASA rocket factory, intent on meeting a new fall 2020 deadline to test launch a mega-rocket designed to propel ...

NASA announcement: Space agency to establish moon base ‘within a DECADE’

The space agency has decided it has unfinished business on our lunar satellite and wants to set up a permanent base on the moon. NASA administrator Jim ...

China Announces Plans for Moon Base  Futurism

China announced Monday that the country's space program plans to launch three more lunar missions, with the eventual goal of an international Moon base.

Kim Stanley Robinson Built a Moon Base in His Mind  IEEE Spectrum

To write his new novel, Red Moon, the sci-fi author became an expert on lunar colony tech.

This Wild Moon Base Idea Came from Architecture Students (Video)

Architectural students working with the European Space Agency have developed a concept for a sustainable lunar habitat.

China Plans to Build a Base near the Moon's South Pole  NBC News

China plans to build a scientific research station on the moon in "about 10 years," according to the state news agency Xinhua. The China National Space ...

Moon Village: Humanity's first step toward a lunar colony?  Astronomy Magazine

The science — and science fiction — of lunar construction tells us a lot about what a future Moon city might be like.

Magnetic performance has fans over the moon  Bangkok Post

Tiffany Young's return to Bangkok was met with great enthusiasm. On Twitter, the hashtag #WelcomeBackOurFlowerMiyoung was trending, while Thai fans ...

India’s Chandrayaan-2 is phenomenally exciting: Lewis Dartnell  Livemint

Astrobiologist Lewis Dartnell speaks to Lounge about India's second lunar mission and looking for life on Jupiter's moon.The London-based author and research ...

NASA Sets New Roadmap for Moon Base, Crewed Missions to Mars  ExtremeTech

Manned space missions have been confined to low-Earth orbit for decades, but NASA is looking to change that. ...

Lunar Base and Gateway Part of Sustainable Long-Term Human Exploration Plan

As NASA works to develop a plan for an accelerated human return to the moon, a top White House official emphasized the need for long-term sustainability that ...

Nasa will have manned Moon base by 2028 – and turn it into lunar ‘gateway’ for crewed Mars missions  The Sun

HUMANS will set foot on the Moon within the next decade, Nasa has announced. Astronauts will reach its rocky surface via an orbiting lunar station that Nasa ...

Deputy Secretary Brouillette: National Space Council | Department of Energy

Thank you for that introduction and thank you Mr. Vice President for the invitation to share a few thoughts with the National Space Council. It's a pleasure and ...

Future demand for elderly care services like assisted living & in-home care are rife for digital disruption  Business Insider India

As the Baby Boomer population ages, society is on the cusp of dealing with an unprecedented number of senior citizens who will need elder care.The United ...

50 Years After Apollo 11: Where's Our Moon City?  CityLab

It's been 50 years since Apollo 11 put humans on the surface of the moon. Why didn't we stay and build a more permanent lunar base? Lots of reasons.

Making a Greenhouse on Another World: Paraterraforming  Interesting Engineering

There are options for long-term human habitation on other planets that don't involve full-scale terraforming. For example, we could alter one small corner of a ...

NASA Video Sheds Light on Its Plans to Establish a Lunar Outpost  Inverse

NASA published a marketing video on November 16 to hype up its plans to get started on constructing an orbiting and stationary lunar outpost. The [National ...

Can NASA really return people to the Moon by 2024?

Donald Trump wants US astronauts back on the Moon. But his ambitious plan faces formidable political, financial and technical challenges.

Russia is Planning to 3D Print a Moon Base  Futurism

Russia space agency Roscosmos confirmed that it's planning to 3D print structures on the moon to protect astronauts from the harsh environment by 2040.

India Moon Mission: Chandrayaan-2 enters lunar orbit  International Business Times UK

India is about to make history as Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) spacecraft Chandrayaan-2 successfully enters moon's orbit.

Japan Wants To Build Moon Base Using Robots  Tech Times

Together with three schools and a construction company, the Japanese space agency plans to construct a moon base using robots. To know the possibility, they ...

How Prey Mooncrash Gave us a AAA RogueLike  Gamasutra

After finally playing Prey Mooncrash, I wanted to share my thoughts on how it became the first AAA roguelike we've seen; for better and worse.

China just landed on the far side of the moon. Could it become the first nation to have its own moon base?  Los Angeles Times

In a milestone that underscores China's ambition to become a global leader in space exploration, the Chang'e-4 lunar lander became the first space vehicle to ...

Abreu’s moon shot grounds Twins, 6-4  South Side Sox

Also featuring a Ricky Renteria fever dream: A two-strike suicide squeeze from Yolmer.

UK Space Agency bids to develop comms system for future Moon base  E&T Magazine

The UK Space Agency is bidding to provide key communications services between the Lunar Orbital Platform - Gateway, which is a proposed space station ...

As Chandrayaan-2 Entered Moon's Orbit, Musk's Tesla Roadster Just Completed A Full Orbit Around The Sun  India Times

Elon Musk had launched his own Tesla Roadster into space as a dummy load in the first ever launch of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket last year. A website that ...

Image: Future moon base  Phys.Org

A vision of a future moon base that could be produced and maintained using 3-D printing.

These Students Built Fake Moon Bases Under the Swiss Alps  Popular Mechanics

Living on the Moon is still a completely foreign concept, and in all likelihood not that comfortable. It's a cold, desolate place, and staying there for an extended ...

US Congress To Play a Part In The Next Moon Landing – NASA  Live Trading News

Media are invited to accompany NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, U.S. Senator Rob Portman and U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur of Ohio Wednesday, Aug.

Europe's Vision of a Future Moon Base. Made out of Moon Dust.  Universe Today

The European Space Agency has its eyes on a Moon base 3D printed out of lunar soil at that. And the technology is getting closer and closer.

Build moon base as gateway to manned Mars exploration  Charleston Post Courier

Late last year, President Donald Trump directed NASA to “lead the return of humans to the moon.” For most folks, the meaning of this was pretty clear: Americans ...

Russia Is Going to Build a Moon Base Manned by Avatar Robots: Report  Newsweek

The Russian space agency Roscosmos has announced ambitious plans to establish a long-term base on the moon.

Op-ed | Lunar Gateway or Moon Direct?  SpaceNews

NASA intends to waste billions on a 'Lunar Orbit Tollbooth.' Private spacecraft could put boots on the moon faster and cheaper. This op-ed originally appeared in ...

Gerry Anderson's classic Space: 1999 is being rebooted with a new cast  Radio Times

Don your EVA suits and brace yourself for a micro-gravity nuclear explosion – Gerry Anderson's Space: 1999 is making a comeback in a new audio story.

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk To Build Moon Base Ahead Of Mars Mission  International Business Times

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is hoping to build a base on the moon before proceeding to Mars.

NASA Reveals 3 Lunar Landers That Will Gather Data for a Future Moon Base  Inverse

When NASA announced that it selected three US companies to build lunar landers that could make trips to the moon as early as next year, it also made it clear it ...

Europe’s space agency plans to build its own “low-gravity” moon base — on Earth  Digital Trends

The European Space Agency is developing an astronaut center in Cologne, Germany, where it will replicate the surface of the moon. Dubbed Luna, the facility ...

Mining Lunar Soil and Ice Could Be Key to Human Survival on the Moon  Inverse

If you were transported to the moon this very instant, you would surely and rapidly die. Yet if human beings are to explore the moon and, potentially, live there ...

Can NASA Really Put Astronauts on the Moon in 2024?

NASA can probably meet the Trump administration's aggressive moon-landing timeline, experts say — but it won't be easy. On Tuesday (March 26), Vice ...

Moon Dust May Be Key to Building a Moon Base Quickly  Geek

There's this idea in space travel that if you can avoid carrying something with you, you absolutely should. Until we invent teleporters or space elevators or ...

The Forgotten Plans to Reach the Moon—Before Apollo  Air & Space Magazine

On this 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, there is a popular misconception that America's plans to land on the moon began with President Kennedy's historic “before ...

NASA releases extraordinary video of huge 'UFO flying saucers' hovering above Mount Etna

NASA shared a time-lapse video of 'flying saucers' floating above Mount Etna, with astrophotographer Dario Giannobile capturing the stunning images.

Russia Expects to Finish its Moon Base by 2040  The Merkle Hash

Virtually all of the major countries around the world have high expectations of creating a permanent presence on the Moon and other planets. As far as Russia is ...

China envisions moon base after far-side success  Phys.Org

China will seek to establish an international lunar base one day, possibly using 3D printing technology to build facilities, the Chinese space agency said Monday ...

Here's a Clever idea. Build Moon Bases in Craters and then Fill them in with Lunar Regolith  Universe Today

In the coming decades, multiple space agencies are planning to send astronauts to the lunar surface. More than that, between the European Space Agency ...

Elon Musk Wants to Build a “Permanently Occupied Human Base” on the Moon  Futurism

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk hasn't gotten much sleep this weekend. But true to form, he's already dreaming of something far more ambitious. “To be frank, I'm a little ...

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