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Incredible Camera Zoom Basically Takes You To The Moon

Video: If you want to go to the Moon, you can either hitch your ride with NASA and SpaceX or you can get yourself a camera with an incredible zoom like the Nikon P900 which comes with a 24-2000mm lens that can rip off an 83x optical zoom. All you gotta do is point the camera to the sky, lock in on the Moon, and basically have it bring you there, no spaceship required.


A Private Company Just Received Permission To Travel Beyond Earth's Orbit

In a world first, a US-based company has been granted permission to travel beyond Earth’s orbit into deep space. Moon Express, founded in 2010 by billionaire tech entrepreneur Naveen Jain, just received FAA clearance to send a robotic probe to the moon’s surface to scout it for valuable resources.


Mysterious Moon Scars Could Rewrite Earth's History

Four billion years ago, an endless barrage of space rock pummelled the surface of the Earth and the Moon, in a period known as the Late Heavy Bombardment. Now, astronomers have performed a detailed analysis of one of the most famous craters from that time, and what they have learned could rewrite the most violent chapter in Earth’s history.


Stanley Kubrick's Daughter Has Some Choice Words For Moon Landing Truthers

Between Room 237, Moonwalkers, the Flat Earth Society and other conspiracy theorists and humankind’s general eagerness to believe anything that sounds strange enough to be true, the idea that Stanley Kubrick helped fake the Moon landings persists. And the director’s daughter is SICK OF IT.


This Lunar Ice Drill Will Bore Through The Moon's South Pole In 2020

European scientists have unveiled an ice drill designed to penetrate 1-2m into the frigid lunar surface. According to plan, this device will start drilling into the Moon’s south polar regions in 2020.


Saturn's Moon Titan Is Looking Even More Earth-Like

The Cassini mission is sending us better and better data and images of just what’s happening on the surface of Saturn’s moon Titan. And it’s beginning to look awfully familiar…


Experience Sunrise On The Dark Side Of The Moon With This Detailed Lunar Globe

The team behind a new Kickstarter campaign isn’t the first bunch astronomy enthusiasts to create a detailed globe based on our nearest lunar neighbour. But using topographical data gathered by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, this Moon globe is the first to accurately recreate all of its craters, mountains and valleys in 3D.


The Real Story Of Apollo 17, And Why We Never Went Back To The Moon

On 11 December 1972, Apollo 17 touched down on the Moon. This was not only our final Moon landing, but the last time we left low Earth orbit. With the successful launch of the Orion capsule, NASA is finally poised to go further again. So it’s important to remember how we got to the Moon — and why we stopped going.


Own A Sizeable Chunk Of The Moon With This Lunar Watch

If you’ve always wanted to experience the moon first hand, this unique timepiece is probably as close as you’ll ever get.


NASA Is Attaching An Expandable Space House To The ISS

The ISS has gotten quite a few improvements lately, but the latest addition is unusually impressive: a 3.66m long expandable room that astronauts will attach to the space station’s back and inflate to twice its original size.


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