Moon and Mars

SpaceIL Will Try Again After Moon Crash

Israeli company SpaceIL is not giving up on its goal of becoming the first private company to land on the moon.

SpaceIL's Spacecraft Fails To Reach the Moon
The lander experienced engine and communication failures before cras…
Lockheed Martin lunar lander
Could This Lander Put Humans on the Moon by 2024?
With a five-year deadline looming, Lockheed Martin reimagined its lu…
Lunar Lander Takes Images of Far Side of the Moon
Beresheet just became the first Israeli and privately-financed space…
NASA: Gateway Will Put Boots on the Moon
NASA's directive to put astronauts on the moon has some experts sens…
SpaceX Launches Satellites And Lunar Lander
Israel Company SpaceIL Could Win $1 Million This Month—If It Sticks a Moon Landing

The Israeli company SpaceIL will become the first private company to land a craft on the moon later this month.

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Rivers Flowed Forth on Mars Until 1 Billion Years Ago

Fairly recently in the planet's past, streams persisted on the surface of Mars.

President Trump Meets With National Space Council At White House
Not Going Back to the Moon: A Brief Timeline

Mike Pence tells NASA to get people to the moon by 2024, or else.

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Toyota Dreamed Up an SUV for the Moon

Nobody would confuse this vehicle with a moon buggy.

NASA's New Underground Mars Probe Is Stuck

The probe on the InSight lander is supposed to extend several feet underground. It made it about one foot before it got stuck.

Spacecraft Discovers Hints of Groundwater Under the Surface of Mars

The European Mars Express spacecraft found signs that the Red Planet used to have planet-wide groundwater reserves.

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Canada Offers Robot Arm for NASA's 'Lunar Gateway' Program

Canadarm3 will keep the lunar-orbiting base functioning.

A Mock Rover Finds Life Deep Under in the Atacama Desert, the Most Mars-Like Place on Earth

The Atacama Desert is inhospitable to life. But don't tell the bacteria that live there.

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Elon Musk Answers Your Questions! - 2018 SXSW Conference and Festivals
Elon Musk: The Seniorhelpline Interview

The SpaceX CEO on food, fuel, and the risk of vaporization.

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To Understand How the Earth Formed, and How It Might Disappear, NASA Is Drilling on Mars

The Martian Mole will hopefully unveil secrets of a Martian past, with lessons that may teach us about Earth.

A Private Mission Hopes to Reach the Lunar Surface Without Help from Any Governments

Space startup SpaceIL plans to be the first private company to reach the lunar surface.

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11 of Opportunity's Most Impressive Scientific Triumphs

The unstoppable rover offered an unparalleled study of the Red Planet.

So Long, Opportunity: The Mars Rover Is Gone

Opportunity colored our modern understanding of the red planet. Now, it's time to say goodbye.

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