Astronaut Scott Kelly on the devastating effects of a year in space - The Age

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly spent a year in space. His recollections of this unprecedented test of human endurance, and the physical toll it took, raise questions about the likelihood of future travel to Mars.

It Turns Out That Our Moon Once Had an Atmosphere - Futurism

New research on samples from the Apollo missions shows that our Moon had an atmosphere 3 to 4 billion years ago. The research suggests that there may already be a source of ice on the Moon that astronauts and colonists can use.

America will establish permanent presence on moon: Mike Pence - International Business Times, Singapore Edition

Vice President of America Mike Pence, following months of hinting, finally announced that the Trump government will ask NASA to reach the moon again in order to establish a more permanent presence on the lunar surface. This appears like the return of ...

NASA will put humans on the Moon again, Mike Pence tells space council - Daily News & Analysis

The Trump administration will direct NASA to land humans on the Moon again, Vice President Mike Pence has said, reversing ex-president Barack Obama's vision of reorienting the space agency's focus towards Mars. Pence made the administration's ...

Trump administration to give NASA's manned lunar mission go ahead, says Mike Pence - News Nation

US Vice President Mike Pence has stated that the Trump administration will direct NASA to land humans on the Moon again. With this statement, he has reversed ex-President Obama's vision of reorienting the space agency's focus towards Mars.

Moon once had an atmosphere: NASA study - Daily News & Analysis

The Moon had an atmosphere about three to four billion years ago, when intense volcanic eruptions spewed gases above the surface faster than they could escape to space, a NASA study has found. When one looks up at the Moon, dark surfaces of volcanic ...

What does the Moon 4bn years ago and Yahoo! towers this week have in common? Both had an awful atmosphere - The Register

Our Moon had an atmosphere visible from space almost four billion years ago – thanks to volcanic eruptions on its surface spewing a concoction of gases at a rate faster than they could escape the heavenly body. A NASA study published in Earth and ...

Vice President Pence vows US astronauts will return to the moon - Gears Of Biz

NASA has been talking a big game about Mars for awhile now, but there's been a lingering question of how it will get there. After all, the agency just doesn't have the budget to put astronauts on the red planet. Back in June, the Associate ...

NASA to put humans on the Moon again: Pence - The Siasat Daily

Washington: The Trump administration wants NASA to land humans on the Moon and establish presence on the lunar surface before sending astronauts to the Red Planet and beyond, US Vice President Mike Pence has said. Pence made the administration's ...

Pence pledges that US will go to the Moon, Mars and beyond - The Asian Age

Details, such as how much the new ideas will cost, were scant and outside experts said they've heard grandiose plans before only to see them fizzle instead of launch. Washington: Seated before the grounded space shuttle Discovery, a constellation of ...

NASA study reveals Moon had atmosphere about 3 to 4 billion years ago - News Nation

The latest study of NASA has revealed that the Moon had an atmosphere about three to four billion years ago at the time when intense volcanic eruptions spewed gases above the surface faster than they could escape to space.

That Time When Volcanic Eruptions Created a Temporary Atmosphere on the Moon - Gears Of Biz

Aside from some floating dust, our Moon has absolutely no atmosphere to speak of. New research suggests this wasn't always the case, and that long ago, an atmosphere briefly popped into existence as a result of intense volcanic activity. Around three ...

Harvest moon makes first October appearance since 2009 - Gears Of Biz

Oct. 5 — Thursday's evening sky will feature a “harvest” moon, the full moon closest to the autumnal equinox. This year, the equinox fell on Sept. 22. Harvest moons often appear orange in the fading light of the sun, and signal the waning days of the ...

The National Space Council Convenes for the First Time Since 1993 - HiTechChronicle

Vice President Mike Pence was standing in front of the Discovery shuttle yesterday when he announced that there is a renewed focus that will see the United States make a return to the moon. While addressing members at a meeting with the National Space ...

The mission to Mars is one stupid leap for mankind - Washington Post

Juvenal, that biting pundit of the Roman Empire, complained of weak leaders distracting the people with “panem et circenses” — bread and circuses. In our day, it's moon bases and missions to Mars. Europe is splintering. North Korea has gone full “Dr.

Once there was an atmosphere at Moon, a study confirms - Alive For Football

Studies of the lunar atmosphere have shown it to be a stable, low-density surface boundary exosphere for the last 3 billion years. The strongest emission was about three and a half billion years ago. Until rather recently, scientists thought the Moon ...

The US Just Officially Said It Is Sending Humans Back to The Moon - Gears Of Biz

Earlier this month, NASA said it was prepared to shift its focus away from Mars, and toward the Moon, whenever the current administration gave the “go” for logistical launch. Now the organisation will have to put their plans into motion, because the ...

Moon used to have an atmosphere — NASA scientists - ExpressNewsline

A map of basaltic lavas that emitted gases on the lunar nearside that contributed to the Moon's atmosphere. Barren and desolate today, our moon was once swathed by a thin atmosphere. They calculated how much gas was allocated during the eruption, and ...

Scientists discover that the moon once had an atmosphere - Blasting News

One of the awe-inspiring aspects of the #Apollo #moon landings is that decades later they are still yielding good science. Tools for analyzing the rock and soil sample brought back by the astronauts are being invented all the time to gain new insights ...

Vice President Pence: America will send astronauts to the moon again - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Vice President Mike Pence delivers opening remarks during the National Space Council's first meeting, Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va. The National Space Council, ...