Posts Tagged ‘the moon’

The Moon Is Going to Be Huge on Saturday [Video]

16 Mar
On Saturday, for the first time since 1993, the Moon is going to be full at almost the exact same time it's closest to earth. So if you've got livestock you need to sacrifice, now's the time to do it! More »

Your Guide to the Darkest Day in 372 Years [Astronomy]

20 Dec
Late Monday night—well, actually, early Tuesday morning—the moon will move into the earth's shadow, causing a lunar eclipse visible to anyone in North America. Even better, it's happening on the Winter Solstice, for the first time since 1638. More »


Got a plan to get us back to the Moon? NASA’s got $30 million worth of motivation! [Commercial Spaceflight]

08 Aug
In the clearest indication yet that the future of space exploration lies as much in the private sector as government agencies, NASA announced it's offering $30.1 million for the first commercial group to land a probe on the Moon. More »