Saturday, July 14, 2018

Mining Lunar Ice

According to people trying to bring it about, the commercial mining of lunar ice is about to begin.

They say the industry could start in ten years.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Cosmic Rays

Physicists have finally tracked energetic cosmic rays to a source-- an active galaxy four billion light years away.

It's a first step towards understanding them.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Ross 128b

A new study finds Ross 128b may be capable of supporting life.

It is only about 11light years away.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Israel

Israel plans to launch a Moon landing mission later this year.

Ir would be only the fourth nation3to reach the lunar surface.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Planetary Defense

The ESA is planning a mission to an asteroid as a way to test planetary defense skills.

Funding is pending.

Monday, July 9, 2018

Early Crust

A new study suggests Mars had a planetary crust only 20 million years after its formation, and the crust was stable for 100 million years.

That's good news for possible life.

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Kepler

NASA's planet-hunting Kepler space telescope is nearly out of fuel.

By the end of its mission, Kepler could well discover 5,000 worlds.