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Can robots build a Moon base for astronauts? Japan hopes to find out.  Fox News

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


Why MIT, SOM, and the ESA Want a Moon Colony  CityLab

SOM, in partnership with the ESA and MIT, wants to accommodate research and maybe even tourism on the moon.


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 ...


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 ...


VIDEO: Senate Considers Moonbase Alliance, Big Island Industry Study  Big Island Video News

HONOLULU, Hawaiʻi - The State Senate Committee on Energy, Economic Development, and Tourism took up two resolutions pertaining to the Big Island ...


Meteorite Impacts Reveal Moon Has Way More Water Than We Ever Realised  ScienceAlert

We think of the Moon as a dry and dusty sort of place, but over the years, scientists have learnt that Earth's satellite is actually rather loaded with water - in ...


US Eager To Build Moon Base Amid Space Race With China, Russia  Medical Daily

The U.S. seems rushing the process of returning astronauts to the surface of the Moon. Vice President Mike Pence has announced that the previously planned ...


Shoot the Moon  Amerisurv

Buzz Aldrin stands next to the Passive Seismic Experiment Package (PSEP) while being photographed by Neil Armstrong. Above and beyond it is the Laser ...


Lockheed Martin Proposes 'Early Gateway' to Put Astronauts on the Moon by 2024  Space.com

The private aerospace company Lockheed Martin unveiled new details about its proposed architecture for landing NASA astronauts on the moon in 2024, ...


UFO sighting ‘100 percent PROOF aliens are hiding on Moon and NASA is hiding evidence’  Express.co.uk

ALIEN hunters believe they have spotted a UFO leaving the surface of the Moon which is supposedly “100 percent” proof extraterrestrials are using the lunar ...


Why Trump Wants to Go to the Moon So Badly  The Atlantic

The administration has vowed to return Americans to the lunar surface in 2024 “by any means necessary.”


Been there, done that? NASA says we need to return to the moon to use it as a jumping-off point  Los Angeles Times

Experts say a return to the moon could lead to a more permanent base on or near the lunar surface, which could be used for further space exploration.


How designer NikoNice’s Serbian roots helped build his collaborative workspace  The Verge

Art director Nikola "NikoNice" Crnobrnja has worked on some amazing projects over the years. His latest project, a co-working / agency hybrid, has him ...


A small step for China: Mars base for teens opens in desert  Phys.org

In the middle of China's Gobi desert sits a Mars base simulator, but instead of housing astronauts training to live on the Red Planet, the facility is full of teenagers ...


The Lunar South Pole Is a Rich Target for NASA's 2024 Moon Goal  Space.com

When Vice President Pence challenged NASA to put humans on the moon by 2024 during an announcement last week, he targeted the southern lunar pole, ...


Sweet and sour chicken, Moon Thai-style  Sun Sentinel

Sweet and sour chicken at Moon Thai & Japanese Restaurants throughout South Florida is stir-fried, not deep fried. The chicken isn't breaded, and the sauce is ...


NASA Considers a Rover Mission to Go Cave Diving on the Moon  Smithsonian

Half a century after Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took their first steps across the moon's Mare Tranquillitatis, or the Sea of Tranquility, scientists want to send a ...


SpaceX: Elon Musk Says Starship Could Send Humans to Moon in Just 5 Years  Inverse

SpaceX could send humans to the surface of the moon in just five years' time, founder Elon Musk declared Tuesday. The company's upcoming Starship, under ...


Over the moon: Harbor Springs robotics team celebrates trip to worlds  Petoskey News-Review

HARBOR SPRINGS — Just one year into its brand-new robotics program, a FIRST Lego League Jr. team from Harbor Springs will make the trip to Detroit after ...


Opinion: Canada's approach to lunar exploration needs to be strategic or we'll be left behind  Phys.Org

Should Canada go to the moon? What's there for Canadians? It is these questions that we should ponder when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently ...


Alien base ‘found on moon’ and NASA is trying to CENSOR discovery – UFO hunter claims  Express.co.uk

After browsing through old NASA satellite images, one UFO hunter believes he has spotted evidence of an alien base on the moon. The apparent base looks to ...


Rocket Scientist Robert Zubrin on Why China Should Go to Mars  Sixth Tone

BEIJING — On a cold night in late March, barren, brick-colored landscapes flit across a screen in a Shanghai conference room — shots from National ...


Engineers to be among first Russians on the Moon  TASS

MOSCOW, April 12. /TASS/. Engineers will be included in the first missions to the Moon conducted by Russia, Roscosmos Executive Director of Manned ...


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?


Moonbase tributes the UK rave scene with 'Everyday Raver' feat. Eyez  Purple Sneakers

Prolific Sydney bass producer Moonbase is back in action with 'Everyday Raver', a pounding tribute to UK grime and warehouse raves featuring Eyez.


14 photos show what it's like inside China's new Mars simulation base where tourists can try on space suits and experience what it may be like to live on the planet  Business Insider

Apart from being a tourist attraction, the camp has collaborated with the Astronauts Center of China (ACC) to eventually turn the facility into an astronaut-training ...


Kim Jong Un turning up heat in North Korea with new military posturing  USA TODAY

TOKYO – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is cautiously turning up the heat after his unsuccessful summit with President Donald Trump in Hanoi two months ...


First China, then Israel – now India is landing on the moon in 2019  TechRadar

The race for the moon is back on – and Asia has an early lead. Already this year China has landed Chang'e-4 on the far side of the moon, while Israel's ...


UFO sighting: NASA’s ’MIND-BLOWING’ photos of alien structures on Moon - SHOCK claim  Express.co.uk

SPACE agency NASA took “mind-blowing” pictures of alien buildings on the Moon, which the public might not be ready to see yet, a prominent UFO expert has ...


Manitoba man turns backyard into space lover’s dream  CTV News

This summer will mark 50 years since Neil Armstrong landed on the moon.


Fifty Years After Apollo 11, the Moon Is More Important Than Ever  The Wall Street Journal

The moon offers a source of valuable precious metals and a launching pad for future space exploration, writes former investigative reporter Basil Hero.


China to launch asteroid probe, calls for partners  Phys.Org

China plans to launch an ambitious asteroid exploration mission and has invited collaborators to put their experiments on the probes, space agency officials said ...


Paxton students to attend LEGO League expo  The Northwest Florida Daily News

PAXTON — Paxton School's FIRST LEGO League Junior team showed off their hard work on their “Mission Moon” project at the Northwest Florida Okaloosa ...


China invites partners to load experiments onto planned probes for 10-year asteroid mission  The Japan Times

China plans to launch an ambitious asteroid exploration mission and has invited collaborators to put their experiments on the probes, space agency official.


A private spacecraft from Israel crashed into the Moon Thursday [Updated]  Ars Technica

No private company has ever achieved what SpaceIL is trying to do.


Comic Book Preview - Avengers: Edge of Infinity #1  Flickering Myth

Marvel launches its new series Avengers: Edge of Infinity #1 this coming Wednesday, and you can take a look at a preview of the first issue here…


Buzz Aldrin Dominates Apollo 11 First Moon Landing Stamps But Can You Spot First Man Neil Armstrong?  Forbes

The first man on the moon does feature in the U.S. Postal *Service's* new 'Forever' stamps to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, ...


Smithsonian exhibits Apollo 11 artifacts in '50 Years from Tranquility Base'  collectSPACE.com

Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 mementos are among the flown artifacts now on display as part of a new Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum exhibit ...


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. After speaking in general terms about a return to ...


Trump, South Korea's Moon Look For Way To Curb NKorea Nukes – 710am KURV  kurv

(AP) — President Donald Trump's meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in comes amid uncertainty over whether the leader of North Korea is ...


How to build a Moon base  Nature.com

Researchers are ramping up plans for living on the Moon.


In the 2020s, China aims to lay groundwork for a moon base — plus missions to Mars  GeekWire

Chinese space officials are planning robotic trips to the lunar south pole to prepare the way for a crewed moon base — and they're aiming for a Mars mission in ...


Daily Horoscopes For Today, Full Moon Friday, April 19, 2019 For Zodiac Signs, Per Astrology  YourTango

Today's daily horoscopes, astrology predictions and zodiac sign forecast for Full moon Friday, April 19, 2019, are here for the zodiac signs. Check out what the ...


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 ...


UFO sighting: Do NASA archive photos show an 'alien city' on the Moon? 'It's breathtaking'  Express.co.uk

AN ALIEN city lies hidden away on the Moon and can be found in archival NASA photos of the lunar orb, a prominent UFO expert has shockingly claimed.


Photos: Ducks baseball falls by one to Stanford in series opener 4-5  Oregon Daily Emerald

Catcher Nickolas Oar (23) warms up the outfield prior. Oregon Ducks baseball takes on Stanford University at PK Park in Eugene, Ore. on April 18, 2019.


50th anniversary of Apollo 11's moon landing exhibit opens at Museum of Flight  Kent Reporter

Northwest businesses join museum to celebrate Seattle's Summer of Space.


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

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


Mars boost: Successful launch for Elon Musk's reusable Falcon Heavy rocket  Express.co.uk

THE world's most powerful rocket, SpaceX's Falcon Heavy, launched its first commercial mission on Thursday from Florida, offering a massive boost to both ...


NASA announcement: Space agency to establish moon base ‘within a DECADE’  Express.co.uk

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 charting a course to Mars and Jupiter | Article  Asia Times

Mars probe to be launched in 2020, while engineers develop technologies for a Jupiter probe launch about 2029.


UFO sighting: Two ‘alien UFOs’ filmed flying over the Moon in SHOCK video footage  Express.co.uk

TWO otherworldly UFOs were filmed zipping across the Moon, once and for all proving ancient aliens are monitoring the Earth, a popular UFO-hunter has ...


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 ...


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.


Working on the moon - Skywatching  Castanet.net

One day, we will have observatories on the moon. Since the moon has no atmosphere, they will encounter no cloudy nights and all the cosmically interesting ...


Alex Txikon: The Russians Had a Better Chance of Reaching the Moon Than the Summit of K2  ExplorersWeb

In this first of a two-part interview, Txikon discusses his K2 expedition, the application of old ideas and new technology to winter climbing, and the awkward ...


Elon Musk says SpaceX rocket Starship will 'be good' for creating a moon base  CNBC

Elon Musk is aiming for Mars with the massive new rocket SpaceX is developing but, along the way, the company's founder thinks it may be useful for one of ...


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 ...


Lacey, Tyler propel Powertown  The Recorder

Another big offensive performance from Lexi Lacey and a 10-strikeout outing from Jade Tyler added up to another Turners Falls High School victory, Thursday.


China Could Start Building a Base on the Moon Today Using Technology That Already Exists  Newsweek

Can China build a lunar base? Absolutely. Can human beings survive on the Moon and other planets for the long term? The answer to that is less clear.


Space: 1999: The Complete Series Lands on Blu-ray, DVD in July with Limited Snow Globe  TVweb

Alpha: prepare for transmission! Space: 1999 the complete series is coming home to blu-ray and DVD with some fantastic extras and a limited edition.


Minyo Crusaders: Echoes of Japan — traditional folk with a global twist  Financial Times

Min'yo are local Japanese folk songs, typically connected with work: these are stories of fishermen, of miners, of sumo wrestlers. Solidly vernacular before the ...


Image: Future moon base  Phys.Org

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


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 ...


5 of the best Borderlands NPCs  TheXboxHub

TheXboxHub take a look at the entire Borderlands universe in order to try and nail down the 5 very best non-playable characters from the Borderlands series.


This lunar base concept would allow us to build habitats on-site from moon dust  SYFY WIRE

Lunar base concepts have ranged from futuristic 3D-printed structures to hangouts in existing tunnels formed by lava billions of years ago, but this one is its own ...


Russia planning Moon BASE to station HUMANS for missions to other planets in world first  Express.co.uk

RUSSIA could build a base on the Moon to launch exploration missions on other planets in the solar system.


AI Robot paints its own moonscapes in traditional Chinese style  DunyaNews Pakistan

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A Hong Kong artist has created an artificial intelligence robot which creates its own unique paintings, asking the question: can a robot ...


Could suborbital point-to-point really be worth $20 billion a year in 2030?  The Space Review

Robert Heinlein implied in a short story that suborbital freight and passengers would be a market that would mature well before the first lunar flight. In a sense he ...


Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival Confirms 2019 Lineup: Robert Plant, Jason Isbell & Nathaniel Rateliff  JamBase

The 2019 Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival lineup features headliners Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats and ...


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 ...


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 ...


Rocket Report: Virgin to fly from Guam, why SpaceX is mum on the Moon plan  Ars Technica

Welcome to Edition 1.44 of the Rocket Report! There remains no let-up in the world of lift, with lots of activity in the realm of smallsat launchers as well as some ...


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 ...


Scouting out the moon base  Politico

Reusable vs. expendable — Trump out to sack Air Force Secreatry?


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 ...


Beautiful Moon Base Concept Puts Inflatable Modules in Craters  Futurism

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


Elon Musk Wants Permanent Base With Human Residents On Moon  Tech Times

Elon Musk sets his sights toward the moon following Saturday's successful Crew Dragon launch to the ISS. During the post-launch press conference, he hinted ...


UFO sighting: 'Alien base on Mars' CONFIRMED in NASA archival photos - SHOCK claim  Express.co.uk

NASA took satellite pictures of an imposing, ancient alien base on Mars nearly 17 years ago, a prominent UFO expert has shockingly claimed.


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 ...


Pangaea-X Moon base  Phys.Org

The technology-focused extension of the Pangaea geology field course, Pangaea-X, is in full swing this week on Lanzarote, part of the Canary Islands. The test ...


Russia Plans to Populate Future Moonbase With Robotic 'Avatars'  Outer Places

NASA has already announced plans to establish a permanent base on the Moon (even if the Mars Society isn't too happy with them), but its plans involve...


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.


Architecture Students Imagine a Moon Base with the European Space Agency  ArchDaily

The European Space Agency has teamed up with a group of architecture students to speculate on the future design of sustainable lunar habitats.


Horoscope for Wednesday, April 17, 2019  Chicago Sun-Times

After 7 a.m. Chicago time, we have the “all clear” to shop and do business. The moon is in Libra. Aries (March 21-April 19). Even though the moon is opposite ...


Our moon is the hottest property in the solar system right now  Engadget

The space race is heating up again in ways we haven't seen since the end of the Cold War. We haven't been to the moon since 1972 but a number of private ...


How Close Are We to Building a Moon Base?  Seeker

How close are we to colonizing the moon, mapping the human brain and curing cancer? Join Seeker as we go in search of experts, academics and innovators ...


Interesting facts about Salt Lake LDS Temple as it closes for renovations  KUTV 2News

The most-visited tourist site in Utah is slated to undergo major renovations which could take years. The Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of ...


Past Prologue: Five Questions A New Stargate Show Needs To Answer  GateWorld.net

We've got questions. And nearly eight years after the last episode of Stargate faded to black, there's real hope that one day we might actually get some answers.


U.S. wants a moon base: 'This time we're not content with just leaving behind footprints'  CBC.ca

A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: U.S. government tells NASA it's time for a 'permanent presence around ...


China Wants To Establish A Base On The Moon, Space Program Expert Says  WBUR

China completed the first-ever landing on the far side of the moon this week — a technical achievement and a coup for the country's ambitions to eclipse the U.S. ...


How to mine the moon | Human World  EarthSky

How can the cost of space travel – to and from the moon and possibly to Mars - be reduced? One approach is to mine the moon for necessary resources.


China just landed a spacecraft on the moon's far side for the first time in history. Here's why the mission may be revolutionary.  Business Insider

China launched a robotic spacecraft to the moon's far side (not the dark side) in December. Now it's poised to explore a crucial region we never see.


The Mars Society's Robert Zubrin Has a 'Moon Direct' Plan to Drive a Lunar Economy  Space.com

A new 'Moon Direct' plan created by Mars Society's Robert Zubrin could send astronauts to the moon faster and cheaper than current NASA strategies can.


Scientists seek to send a drone to Saturn's moon, Titan  Cosmos

Scientists looking to build on the legacy of the first Apollo moon landing, 50 years ago this summer, are turning their attention not only back to the moon and ...


We have the technology to build a colony on the moon. Let’s do it.  The Washington Post

It's time we think bold about space exploration again.


How Do You Build on the Moon? Start with Lunar Dust  Space.com

To learn how to build with moon dust, researchers are turning to volcanic powder here on Earth. Several countries are planning lunar missions over the next ...


Out to lunch with Kids’ Gallery CEO Joanna Hotung  South China Morning Post

Joanna Hotung is definitely not a Tiger Mum. Not that she doesn't want her daughters to reach their full potential, but the founder and CEO of Kids' Gallery does ...


Home sweet home: a 3D printed moon base  Cosmos

The first lunar houses are likely to be made on site.


New deep space ‘race’ has begun, says Russia's space chief  RT

Russia has entered a new space competition, according to the head of the country's space agency, Roscosmos. The new “competition” is focused on manned ...


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