NASA on Thursday named nine US companies, including Lockheed Martin Corp., that will compete for funding under the space agency’s renewed long-term Moon program, a private-public undertaking to develop technology that will explore the lunar surface.
Billionaire Japanese tycoon and future space tourist Yusaku Maezawa's training to go the moon should not be too tricky, he joked on Tuesday, adding that he planned to use free time from his six-hour work day to squeeze it in.
Revealing its human explorations plans, NASA has told the US Congress that the agency is currently focusing on developing technologies and systems that enable a series of human and robotic lunar missions that are extensible to Mars.
Saturn's largest moon, Titan, is a world most similar to our own, with a considerable atmosphere, lakes and weather patterns. Now astronomers have discovered yet another way in which Titan is like our planet: Dust storms.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in called for a "bold decision" by US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on denuclearization Tuesday as the White House said it was planning another summit with Pyongyang.
Twelve new moons orbiting Jupiter have been found — 11 ‘normal’ outer moons, and one that they're calling an ‘oddball’. This brings Jupiter's total number of known moons to a whopping 79 — the most of any planet in our Solar System.