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Humans Have Already Left More Than 400,000 Pounds of Junk on The Moon

Humans Have Already Left More Than 400,000 Pounds of Junk on The Moon

motherearth February 4, 2018 0

20 July 1969 was an unforgettable date in human history – the day Apollo 11 astronauts landed on the surface of the Moon, taking one small step for humans, and one giant leap for

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We’re About to See a Rare Moon That Hasn’t Appeared For More Than 150 Years

We’re About to See a Rare Moon That Hasn’t Appeared For More Than 150 Years

motherearth January 16, 2018 Comments Off on We’re About to See a Rare Moon That Hasn’t Appeared For More Than 150 Years

If you were awestruck by the New Year’s Day super moon, hold onto your pants. On January 31, around midnight, the full moon will not only be super, it will be a blue moon and

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There’s Evidence the Moon Had an Atmosphere for 70 Million Years

There’s Evidence the Moon Had an Atmosphere for 70 Million Years

motherearth October 10, 2017 Comments Off on There’s Evidence the Moon Had an Atmosphere for 70 Million Years

FOUR BILLION YEARS AGO, THE Moon was going through a rough patch. During this age, now known as the Late Heavy Bombardment, the Moon (along with Earth) was being pummeled by asteroids. This had the

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The Moon’s Interior Could Contain Lots of Water, Study Shows

The Moon’s Interior Could Contain Lots of Water, Study Shows

motherearth July 25, 2017 Comments Off on The Moon’s Interior Could Contain Lots of Water, Study Shows

Ancient volcanic deposits on the moon reveal new evidence about the lunar interior, suggesting it contains substantial amounts of water. Using satellite data, scientists from Brown University studied lunar pyroclastic deposits, layers of rock

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Company Says It Could Be ‘Mining’ the Moon by 2020

Company Says It Could Be ‘Mining’ the Moon by 2020

motherearth July 13, 2017 Comments Off on Company Says It Could Be ‘Mining’ the Moon by 2020

For years, private space company Moon Express has touted its grand ambitions of one day mining the moon for delicious resources that do not include cheese. After years of secrecy, today, the company stepped out

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