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NASA cancels Artemis 1 launch, hurricane forces rocket back to shelter

NASA has been forced to postpone the launch of its Artemis 1 mission after concerns grew about the approaching hurricane expected to hit landfall soon.

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NASA still watching weather as Artemis I rollback prep continues

Between maintenance issues and Mother Nature, NASA is having one hell of a time trying to launch the Artemis I moon mission, with launch delayed yet again.

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NASA releases new dates for Artemis I moon rocket launch

NASA has provided an update on when the Artemis I mission will finally launch, barring any more delays, and set off toward the moon before returning home.

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New mineral and potential energy source discovered on the moon

Lunar samples collected by the Chang'e 5 lunar probe in 2020 have revealed the existence of a formerly unknown mineral on the Moon, dubbed Changesite-(Y).

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NASA selects company to build next-gen spacesuits for Moon landing

NASA has selected the company that will build the spacesuits that will be used by the astronauts in the space agency's third Artemis mission - Artemis III.

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NASA reveals the new launch date for world's most powerful rocket

NASA's Administrator Bill Nelson has announced the new launch window for the SLS rocket after postponing two launches over critical malfunctions.

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NASA calls off launch for most powerful rocket ever built

NASA has decided to call off the second launch attempt for the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket that was scheduled to launch on Saturday.

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NASA has a new date for its Artemis 1 moon launch after failed attempt

NASA's scrubbed its first attempt to launch its Space Launch System and Orion spacecraft for the Artemis 1 mission, but a second attempt is now scheduled.

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Permanently dark region of the Moon finally illuminated with AI help

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has captured the few photons that reach into the shadowed areas of the Lunar south pole to reveal what is inside.

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'Behold' the most ridiculously detailed photograph of the Moon ever

Two astrophotographers have just released what they describe as the 'most ridiculously detailed picture' of the Moon yet, comprising 200,000+ images.

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NASA prepares its most powerful rocket for coming launch to the Moon

NASA has moved its 322-foot-tall rocket into position for its coming Artemis 1 mission, which will be a journey around the Moon and back to Earth.

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Here's who NASA is sending for a trip around the Moon this month

NASA is preparing to launch a rocket around the moon, and the space agency has revealed what passengers will be aboard the Orion capsule.

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Top 5 most terrifying things in space

Space certainly isn't a safe place at all, and there are many different things that have the possibility of killing you if you were ever to explore it.

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NASA challenges US students to design vital equipment for a Moon base

NASA has posed a new challenge to US students with the space agency asking for ideas on constructing what will be vital Moon base equipment.

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Here's why the Moon disappeared for months on end

Earth's moon disappeared from view, and astronomers studying its history think they have found the reason for its disappearance.

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First astronaut to fly on NASA's mission back to the moon revealed

The European Space Agency has revealed the first passenger to fly for NASA's Artemis program on the upcoming Artemis I mission.

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NASA's next-gen Artemis 1 moon rocket finally gets a launch date

NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) rocket is ready to go to the Moon and is scheduled to launch for the Artemis I mission in August.

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Buzz Aldrin's Apollo 11 space gear on auction, could reach $2 million

A collection of memorabilia and crucial artifacts from Apollo 11 preserved by Buzz Aldrin will soon be auctioned by Sotheby's.

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Crazy plans show spinning Moon and Mars bases with artificial gravity

New plans for ultra-futuristic bases on Mars and the Moon create artificial gravity by rotating the base itself like a centrifuge.

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NASA accuses China of planning to 'take over' the Moon, China responds

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson has remarked that China's 'military' space program could lead to a hostile 'take over' of the Moon.

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Site where rocket crash landed on the Moon spotted by NASA satellite

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has spotted the crash landing site of the WE0913A rocket body that hit the Moon on March 4th.

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International Space Station flies across the moon in stunning photo

Andrew McCarthy has captured a beautiful shot of the Moon with the sunlit International Space Station transiting in front of it.

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NASA reveals nuclear power systems designed for the Moon

For the Artemis program, nuclear fission surface power systems are being designed for NASA to generate power on the Moon and Mars.

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NASA has over 3 million 'passengers' due to fly around the moon

NASA has accepted over 3.39 million 'passengers' to fly aboard its upcoming Artemis I uncrewed flight test around the moon.

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China confirms major Moon discovery that'll help humans live there

China has recently confirmed a major Moon discovery that will assist humans on developing a permanent presence on the Moon.

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The most detailed map of the Moon ever created is now available

Chinese researchers have created the most detailed geologic map of the entire lunar surface yet, achieving a 1 to 2,500,000 scale.

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Video shows off new centaur-like robotic lunar rover in action

New test footage shows the new robotic lunar rover from GITAI, named the R1, at a JAXA test facility emulating lunar conditions.

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First glimpses of NASA spacesuits for returning to the moon are here

Images of the next-generation spacesuit developed by Collins Aerospace for NASA and its Artemis missions have surfaced online.

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You can now bid on this Apollo 11 moon dust eaten by cockroaches

A new listing on RR Auction contains unique rarities from the Apollo 11 moon mission, including lunar dust and cockroaches.

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Amazing moon-shaped ice crystal formation appears on ISS window

A photo taken from a window on the International Space Station by Russian cosmonaut Sergei Korsakov shows a unique ice formation.

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Earth's most important data needs to be 'off our planet' to be safe

A startup company has proposed that to protect Earth's most important data it needs to be 'off our planet' and somewhere safe.

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The Super Flower Blood Moon lunar eclipse produced some stunning shots

2022's first total solar eclipse, dubbed the Super Flower Blood Moon, lasted longer than any total lunar eclipse in the 33 years.

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Scientists have now grown plants in lunar soil for the first time

Researchers have grown Arabidopsis plants in lunar soil collected by NASA astronauts over fifty years ago on Apollo moon missions.

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Canada will now prosecute those who commit crimes on the moon

Canada has passed an amendment to its Criminal Code, expanding its jurisdiction to allow it to prosecute crimes to the moon.

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Amazing satellite views capture this years first solar eclipse

The first solar eclipse of the year on April 30th was captured by NOAA satellites that spotted the lunar disk blocking the sun.

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Scientists want to use lunar soil to give exploring astronauts oxygen

A group of researchers believes that they can provide exploring astronauts oxygen through lunar soil found all over the moon.

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These sealed lunar samples are finally being examined 50 years later

FIfty-year-old lunar samples are finally being analyzed at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center ahead of future Artemis missions.

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Earth's water has been stolen over billions of years by the Moon

A new study suggests that the Moon has acquired water by taking hydrogen & oxygen ions as it passes through Earth's magnetosphere.

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NASA official says astronauts don't want to get 'stuck' on the moon

A NASA associate has explained that astronauts fear being 'stuck' on the moon while achieving their goal of reaching Mars.

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First solar eclipse of 2022 is in days, here's how and when to view it

The very first eclipse of 2022 is arriving later this week and will be viewable from multiple locations around the planet.

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NASA releases stunning photographs of the Moon taken from the ISS

NASA has released a stunning collection of photographs of the Moon that have been taken throughout the first four months of 2022.

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First American lunar lander since Apollo unveiled for upcoming mission

Aerospace company Astrobotic has unveiled the flight model of its Peregrine lunar lander which will launch to the moon in Q4 2022.

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Don't miss the moon & four planets aligning in the night sky this week

Saturn, Mars, Venus, Jupiter, and the moon will all be aligned on April 23rd, with Mercury set to join the alignment in June.

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NASA's moon rocket made it to the launch pad, and now it's going back

NASA's Space Launch System and Orion spacecraft for the upcoming Artemis I mission are being taken off the launch pad for repairs.

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Putin has named his next target and it's not even on Earth

Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced a very ambitious plan to hit Russia's next target, and it's not even on Earth.

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First lunar samples collected by NASA's Neil Armstrong sold at auction

A lunar sample brought back by NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong on the Apollo 11 mission has been sold at an auction for $500,000.

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First solar eclipse of 2022 will happen in April, NASA reveals date

NASA has confirmed the first solar eclipse of 2022 will occur in April, revealing the date and the locations for viewing.

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Researchers uncover a long-standing mystery about the Moon's surface

A newly published study puts forward a theory that explains the mysterious differences between the near and far side of the moon.

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NASA's next crewed lunar rover will be built by a car manufacturer

An automaker has partnered with veteran space company Teledyne Brown Engineering to create the next crewed Lunar Terrain Vehicle.

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NASA explains why there's a 'donut' on the surface of the Moon

The moon has been bombarded with space rocks over its existence, and some of the impact craters look similar to a 'doughnut.'

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