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Humans are going back to the Moon to stay, but when that will be is becoming less clear

The Moon will soon experience human beings on its surface again, working and living on a regular basis.

Democracy’s Power Best Proved By The Creation, Launch And Start Of The James Webb Space Telescope!

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has already changed so much; imagine what we will know in the next few decades.

Six space missions to look forward to in 2024

It’s going to be a bumper time for space missions in 2024 – especially to the Moon, our nearest neighbour.

Scientists and space agencies are shooting for the Moon – 5 essential reads on modern lunar missions

The year 2023 proved a big one for lunar science, including NASA gearing up for a host of missions, including its Artemis program.

Scientists suspect there’s ice hiding on the Moon, and a host of missions from the US and beyond are searching for it

Some dark craters on the Moon are never exposed to light − ice could be hiding in these permanently shadowed regions.

A Comprehensive Blueprint for the Settlement of Mars

Many proposals have been made since the dawn of the Space Age to transform Mars into a second home for humanity.

NASA report finds no evidence that UFOs are extraterrestrial

Only "a small handful cannot be immediately identified as known human-made or natural phenomena," according to the report.

Returning to the Moon can benefit commercial, military and political sectors – a space policy expert explains

NASA's Artemis program aims to return humans to the Moon, with the first human landing currently scheduled for 2025.

Nasa has announced two missions to Venus by 2030 – here’s why that’s exciting

Venus is a hostile world. Its atmosphere contains sulphuric acid and the surface temperatures is hot enough to melt lead.

Space colonies: how artificial photosynthesis may be key to sustained life beyond Earth

Recent advances in making artificial photosynthesis may well be key to surviving and thriving away from Earth.