Return to The Moon
NASA

Humanity’s long-struggling effort to return to the Moon is starting to heat up. Nations around the world are already launching missions. And NASA has a bold new initiative to land humans on the Moon by 2024 and build a new lunar space station. Is it hype? Or can these return plans succeed where decades of others have failed.

Astronomy: Roen Kelly
NASA/GSFC

The NASA robots scouting out the Moon

Humans haven’t returned to the lunar surface in 50 years, but NASA has robotic missions picking up the slack.

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Robert Reeves

Telescopes Then and Now: Apollo to the Present

Sponsored by Celestron
A look back at telescopes used by amateur astronomers and how they have evolved into what is used today.

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CLEP/CNSA

Exploring the Moon: China’s Chang’e missions

In less than 15 years, China has managed to establish itself as a major player in space exploration, largely due to a series of successful lunar missions.

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Blue Origin

Meet the companies trying to put humans back on the Moon

NASA wants to put humans back on the Moon's surface by 2024. Now these companies are scrambling to design spacecraft no engineer has built in 50 years.

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ESA/Foster + Partners

Moon Village: Humanity’s first step toward a lunar colony?

The science — and science fiction — of lunar construction tells us a lot about what a future Moon city might be like.

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Telescopes Then and Now: Apollo to the Present

A look back at telescopes used by amateur astronomers and how they have evolved into what is used today.

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