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Yusaku Maezawa seeking 'life partner' to fly to moon - CNN

It sounds like the plot of a science fiction movie — but Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa is serious about his search for a special someone to join him on a ...
Monday, January 13, 2020

Yusaku Maezawa opens applications for 'female partner' to travel to ...

Maezawa announced on Twitter that he was taking applications for a 'serious matchmaking documentary' to find a lifelong partner.
Monday, January 13, 2020

A Billionaire Is Searching for a Girlfriend to Take to the Moon

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa will star in a reality show to find a girlfriend to bring on a trip around the moon.
Monday, January 13, 2020

Actually, About That Whole 'We're Going to the Moon in 2024' Thing...

With the help of the White House, NASA has been seeking an additional $1.6 billion, which Administrator Jim Bridenstine referred to in May as a "down payment" to help NASA reach the moon four years earlier than 2028, its previous goal. NASA said at the ...
Thursday, October 17, 2019

NASA Orders More SLS Megarockets from Boeing for Artemis Moon Missions

NASA has extended Boeing's moon rocket assembly authorization in preparation to support as many as 10 moon missions for the agency's Artemis program, which aims to land astronauts on the moon in 2024. On Wednesday (Oct. 16), NASA announced ...
Thursday, October 17, 2019

A Faux Saturn Moon Titan on Earth Could Solve Solar System Mystery

That research is based on laboratory experiments inspired by a weird quirk scientists have noticed about sprawling dune fields on Saturn's moon Titan. These dunes are full of compounds called polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons that have ring-like structures.
Thursday, October 17, 2019

NASA Just Unveiled the Spacesuit to be Worn by First Woman on the Moon

WASHINGTON—NASA on Tuesday (Oct. 15) unveiled new prototypes of the spacesuits that will be worn by the first woman to walk on the moon. In an event at the space agency's headquarters here, NASA chief Jim Bridenstine and spacesuit engineers share ...
Thursday, October 17, 2019

NASA Just Unveiled the Space Suit to be Worn by the First Woman on the Moon

WASHINGTON—NASA on Tuesday (Oct. 15) unveiled new prototypes of the spacesuits that will be worn by the first woman to walk on the moon. In an event at the space agency's headquarters here, NASA chief Jim Bridenstine and spacesuit engineers share ...
Thursday, October 17, 2019

NASA eyeing inflatable space lodges for moon, Mars and beyond

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence in March told NASA to land its first crew of astronauts on the moon by 2024. That accelerated timeline spawned the space agency's Artemis program, which calls for privately built lunar landers, robotic rovers and Lunar ...
Thursday, October 17, 2019

Spacewatch: UK's first moon rover poised for 2021 touchdown

The UK is preparing to send its first rover to the moon, courtesy of the private company Spacebit. The space exploration vehicle, which resembles a four-legged robot spider, will walk rather than roll across the lunar surface. Its body is a cube just 10cm across ...
Thursday, October 17, 2019

India Launches Mission To The Moon In Bid To Land At The Lunar South Pole

India has successfully launched its second-ever mission to the Moon, and hopes with it to join a handful of countries that have landed on the lunar surface. At 5.13am Eastern Time today, July 22 (2.43 P.M. local time), India's Chandrayaan-2 mission launch on ...
Monday, July 22, 2019

Chandrayaan-2 launched: Bullock cart to Moon, Internet documents India's previous space missions

The Chandrayaan-2 was launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh on-board GSLV (Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle) Mark-III to head to the Moon's South Polar Region. This is India's second mission to the moon ...
Monday, July 22, 2019

Moon-Forming Smashup May Have Paved the Way for Life on Earth

The long-ago giant impact that led to the formation of Earth's moon also helped make life as we know it possible on our planet, a new study suggests. More than 4.4 billion years ago, scientists believe, a Mars-size planet dubbed Theia slammed into the ...
Thursday, January 24, 2019

Eclipse 2019: Why the UK will not see another Blood Moon eclipse for THREE YEARS

The total lunar eclipse transformed the Full Moon's face into a glowing disc of red on the morning of Monday, January 21. On the night of the Blood Moon, just before 5am GMT, the lunar orb passed near the centre of Earth's darkest shadow where it ...
Thursday, January 24, 2019

A Meteor Struck the Moon During Sunday's Total Eclipse

The “super blood wolf moon” that lit up the night sky on Sunday marked the rare convergence of three lunar events: the January full moon, known as a “wolf moon,” appeared especially large because it was positioned unusually close to Earth, hence the ...
Thursday, January 24, 2019