Artemis I & II with Jordan Soto

The U.S. Chamber’s 4th annual Space Summit titled LAUNCH:Expanding Commercial and Civil Space Partnerships, held in partnership with The Boeing Company. Following the first National Space Council meeting under Vice President Kamala Harris earlier this month, leaders from the public and private sectors will discuss international collaboration and public-private partnerships in space, the future of exploration beyond the […]

Red Moon Rising

Red Moon Rising

It’s been a big year for China. In 2021, it achieved an average of more than one launch per week for the first time in its orbital spaceflight history, making it the busiest year for its space program to date. We watched the country pass many milestones from successfully landing its first rover on Mars […]

Opening a 50-year-old Christmas present from the Moon

This post was repurposed from the ESA Science and Exploration page. A pretty special gift unwrapping will soon take place – a piercing tool built by ESA will open a Moon soil container from Apollo 17 that has gone untouched for nearly 50 years. The opening will allow the extraction of precious lunar gases which may have […]

Human Moon Landing: POSTPONED

Human Moon Landing: POSTPONED

NASA administrator Bill Nelson delivered some disappointing news this week. In a Tuesday discussion with agency leadership, he announced that the Artemis III mission won’t put humans on the Moon until at least 2025, a year delay from the 2024 goal set by the Trump Administration which Nelson said was not technically feasible. The launch […]

Don’t Miss: An Almost Total Lunar Eclipse

Don’t Miss: An Almost Total Lunar Eclipse

On November 19, 2021 (late evening of the 18th in some time zones), the Moon passes into the shadow of the Earth, creating a partial lunar eclipse so deep that it can reasonably be called almost total.