Nasa and the private sector want to exploit the Moon

Nasa bets on the private sector to exploit the resources of the Moon, encouraged by their associations with companies SpaceX and Orbital Sciences to furnish to the international space station (ISS).Such associations do not include State funding. At the end of January, the special...

Today the moon will be closer to the earth

At 19:00 is the most recommended time to watch this spectacle, that can be observed by the world and one that shows the moon larger and brighter than usual, since it will be at its closer point to Earth tonight when millions of people will try to get photos and admire this...
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Blue Moon Sighting on Friday

This Friday, a second full moon may be witnessed in the month of August. A real show that happens for the first time in nearly three years. The first full moon of the month was in August 1. It is said Blue Moon, not by its color, but by the fact that is a second full moon in the...

Neil Armstrong Was the First Man to Step on the Moon

The former astronaut Neil Armstrong, 82, the first man to set foot on the Moon, passed away today. Armstrong was submitted to a bypass surgery in the heart early this month. Neil Armstrong was born on August 5, 1930 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. As commander of the mission Apollo 11,...

The Dark Side Of The Moon Revealed

One side of the Moon cannot be seen from Earth. However, one of the twin GRAIL spacecraft launched by Nasa last September has returned its first video of the Moon’s hidden side after being pulled into orbit at New Year. The video footage reveals that it is the oldest part...