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Chinese spacecraft begins journey to far side of the moon

Chinese spacecraft begins journey to far side of the moon

A rocket carrying the Chang’e-4 lunar lander blasted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Southern China over the weekend. The lander is aiming for a site no human or machine has gone before: the far side of the moon. Chinese …Continue reading

Astronomers may have found a stray moon

Using NASA’s Hubble and Kepler space telescopes, astronomers have found evidence for what could be a moon orbiting a planet outside our solar system. This would be the first time this phenomenon has been observed. The moon ‘candidate’, which is 8,000 light-years …Continue reading

Moon to get its first 4G network in 2019

Another small step for mankind. One giant leap for 4G phone networks. Almost 50 years after the first astronauts walked on its surface, the moon is set to get its first mobile phone network in 2019. Vodafone Germany plans to set up …Continue reading

Rare Celestial Event Set to Begin as Lunar Eclipse Coincides With Super Moon

A rare celestial event last reported in 1866 is occuring today. Called Super Blue Blood Moon, the event features a full lunar eclipse that coincides with the Moon passing the point in its orbit that is closest to Earth. A super moon …Continue reading

Two Exoplanets 39 Light Years Away From Us ‘Likely to Be Habitable’

Two of the seven exoplanets in the TRAPPIST-1 system studied by the team are most likely to be habitable, says a paper published by a researcher at the Arizona-based Planetary Science Institute (PSI). A press release issued by the institute holds that …Continue reading