Nasa selects landing site for Moon rover mission

The space agency will send a rover to look for water-ice near a crater at the Moon's South Pole.

Sept. 21, 2021 ~6 min

SLS: First view of Nasa's assembled 'megarocket'

Nasa has assembled the key elements of its powerful SLS rocket.

June 12, 2021 ~3 min

Nasa chooses SpaceX to build Moon lander

SpaceX will build a lander that the US space agency will use to return humans to the Moon this decade.

April 16, 2021 ~3 min

Bill Nelson: Former astronaut and senator nominated as Nasa chief

Bill Nelson, 78, is a former astronaut and senator with a long history of working on space issues.

March 20, 2021 ~5 min

China and Russia to build lunar space station

The two countries will create research facilities on the surface and/or in the moon's orbit.

March 10, 2021 ~2 min

SLS: Nasa assembles twin boosters for its 'megarocket'

The space agency has completed the assembly of two boosters for its "megarocket", the SLS.

March 9, 2021 ~4 min

Artemis: how ever changing US space policy may push back the next Moon landing

The effects of the pandemic and recent engineering concerns with the new and still unflown Space Launch System may delay the Artemis programme.

Gareth Dorrian, Post Doctoral Research Fellow in Space Science, University of Birmingham • conversation
Feb. 25, 2021 ~8 min

Artemis: Biden administration backs US Moon shot

The White House gives its backing to Nasa's effort to return to the Moon.

Feb. 5, 2021 ~3 min

SLS: Nasa's 'megarocket' set to fire up engines in crucial test

The four main engines for Nasa's new "megarocket" are to be fired in unison for the first time.

Jan. 16, 2021 ~7 min

Apollo landers, Neil Armstrong's bootprint and other human artifacts on Moon officially protected by new US law

Who cares what happens to bootprints on the Moon? All humans should. And thankfully the US Congress and president agree.

Michelle L.D. Hanlon, Professor of Air and Space Law, University of Mississippi • conversation
Jan. 12, 2021 ~9 min