Chinese spacecraft sets off on Moon sample quest

The robotic Chang'e-5 mission aims to return the first lunar rocks to Earth in more than 40 years.

Nov. 23, 2020 ~5 min

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China seeks to retrieve first Moon rocks since 1970s

The Chang'e-5 probe is hoping to assist in better understanding the Moon's origin and formation.

Nov. 22, 2020 ~1 min

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Nasa's giant SLS rocket: a guide

Nasa's huge next-generation rocket is undergoing tests ahead of its maiden flight in 2021.

Nov. 13, 2020 ~7 min

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Water on the Moon could sustain a lunar base

The "unambiguous detection of water" will boost Nasa's hopes of establishing a lunar base.

Oct. 26, 2020 ~4 min

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Europe steps up contributions to Artemis Moon plan

Thales Alenia Space will build Europe's two major contributions to the Lunar Gateway space station.

Oct. 14, 2020 ~5 min

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Project Artemis: UK signs up to Nasa's Moon exploration principles

The UK backs the accords that will guide the American-led return to the Moon this decade.

Oct. 13, 2020 ~4 min

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SpaceX: Musk's 'Mars ship' prototype aces 150m test flight

A prototype of the engine for SpaceX's next-generation Starship vehicle has made a 150m test "hop".

By Paul Rincon • bbcnews
Aug. 5, 2020 ~2 min

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Apollo 13: Enhanced images reveal life on stricken spacecraft

Enhanced images reveal life aboard Nasa's stricken Apollo 13 spacecraft in unprecedented detail.

By Paul Rincon • bbcnews
April 12, 2020 ~6 min

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Pink Moon: Europe illuminated by lunar light show

Breathtaking images capture the spectacular lunar event in the skies above Europe.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
April 8, 2020 ~1 min

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