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This Is The Clearest View Yet Of Pluto's Two Tiny Moons

NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft was launched to give us the first close-up view of Pluto, and it’s delivering. This footage shows the best-ever view of two of its tiny moons — one of which never been seen before.


Secret Stash Of Moon Artifacts Found Hidden In Neil Armstrong's Closet

These are the contents of a mysterious white bag found hidden in Neil Armstrong’s closet: Weird looking lamps, wrenches, utility brackets, sights and a film camera that later was identified as the one that captured the famous Apollo 11′s descent on the Moon’s surface. Nobody knew about it, including his widow.


That Guy Who Thinks He Owns The Moon Is So Screwed

Yesterday, we learned that the FAA is gearing up to start licensing business on the moon. And while this can mean any number of things for the aerospace community at-large, for Dennis M. Hope of Gardnerville, Nevada, it means one thing and one thing alone: Dennis is screwed.


There's Poop On The Moon

It should come as no surprise that the Apollo astronauts left a few things behind after landing on the moon. Since the lunar module could only lift so much weight off the surface, they swapped out unwanted goods and gear for moon rocks. Among those unwanted goods were all kinds of weird things. What kinds of weird things? There were 96 bags of poop, pee and puke.


Guy Walking On A Tight Rope Against A Beautiful Giant Moon

Video: Now this is what I call moonwalking (walking on the actual moon can be called moonwalking too). A guy strings a tight rope across two rocks and then walks on it while a giant full moon acts as his background. It looks like he can touch the moon. So cool.


Why Orion's Launch Is The Best News For Humanity In A Long Time

I have always been sad that I never got to see the beginning of humanity’s ultimate journey, and even sadder to realise that in 1972 we abandoned a path that could have possibly gotten us to Mars and other planets by now. Today, we opened the gate to that path again. We should rejoice — we are going back to the stars.


A Cool Image Of The Moon Orbiting Earth Taken From Outer Space

Briefly: I can’t have enough of these shots of the moon and the Earth taken by the Chang’e 5 spacecraft. Here’s the opposite side of the amazing image of Earth taken outside lunar orbit. You can see Africa, the Arabian peninsula on the left, and Australia entering the night on the right.


Remember That Movie About Nazis On The Moon? There's Another One

When it came out in 2012, Iron Sky was a cult hit. It didn’t have the most cerebral plot ever devised, but it was good honest fun — Nazis on the moon, people. Over 10 per cent of the movie’s funding came from online crowd-funding, and it may surprise you to know that part of it was filmed in Queensland. Now, there’s a sequel. Here’s the trailer!


Crescent Saturn And Its Crescent Moon

Crescent Saturn and its crescent moon. This has to be one of the most beautiful pairs of heavenly bodies we’re lucky to see, thanks to the Cassini spacecraft.


Inside The ESA's Plan To Build The First Moon Base

We’ve known for years that the European Space Agency was pursuing research aimed at developing a lunar base. And the ESA has continued to build on the concept alongside a team of architects — today, it released a video that shows more specifics about the idea, which would use lunar soil to print a habitat for four astronauts.