Tag: moon

Between the Earth and the moon: An artist’s rendering of a refueling depot for deep-space exploration. Sung Wha Kang (RISD), CC BY-ND

Mining The Moon For Rocket Fuel To Get Us To Mars

Gary Li, University of California, Los Angeles; Danielle DeLatte, University of Tokyo; Jerome Gilleron, Georgia Institute of Technology; Samuel Wald, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Therese Jones, Pardee RAND Graduate School Forty-five years have passed since humans last set foot […]

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Busted Moon Could Put Rings Around Mars

Early Mars may have had rings like Saturn, and might have them again, according to a new model. The research suggests that debris, pushed into space from an asteroid or other body, slammed into the red planet around 4.3 billion years […]

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Africa Preparing For “Ring Of Fire” Eclipse

The skies over Africa darkened this morning thanks to a “ring of fire” solar eclipse. People around the world were able to watch the space event live thanks to a free webcast from the Slooh Community Observatory. The webcast featured […]

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North Korea Working On Ambitious Space Plan

Officials in North Korea are working to put advanced satellites in space by 2020, and have their sights set on the moon to boot. A senior North Korean space official claims that international sanctions will not prevent further satellite launches. He […]