The Chinese Rover's First Moon Photos Are Here

China's National Space Administration has released photos taken by the Yutu rover on the moon. There is also video footage of the Chang'e 3 lander's descent, and you can see in the video (below) when it comes to a full stop about 50 meters above the surface of the moon for a quick photo survey. » 12/15/13 5:25pm 12/15/13 5:25pm

China's Rover Has Reportedly Landed On the Moon

China's state-run television network is reporting that the unmanned Yutu lunar rover has successfully soft-landed on the moon. The rover, which touched down a few minutes after 9PM Saturday night Beijing time, is the first object to be successfully soft-landed on the moon since 1976. » 12/14/13 11:00am 12/14/13 11:00am

New Apollo 17 Landing Photo Clearly Shows Lander, Flag

It's blurrier than old MySpace snapshots, but it's there as expected. The Apollo Lunar Modules and the US flag left behind at the Apollo 17 landing site has been caught in a close-up image by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. » 10/31/09 12:00am 10/31/09 12:00am

Moon Dust-DNA Watch Made From Actual Moon Dust and Parts From Apollo 11

Romain Jerome's Titanic DNA Watch » 11/14/08 12:40pm 11/14/08 12:40pm was such a success that the company has decided to take the concept to the moon (literally) with their new Moon Dust DNA watch. Like the Titanic version, the moon watch will feature actual artifacts. The face includes dust from a rock retrieved during our first mission to the moon,…

MythBusters Claims the Moon Landings Actually Happened

On their show last night, MythBusters sought to debunk one of the biggest myths of all, that NASA's "moon landings" were shot on a Hollywood backlot. And, spoiler alert, it looks like all that space exploration actually happened. So I guess that's it. Everyone can now remove their tinfoil hats and crack open a bag » 8/28/08 5:30pm 8/28/08 5:30pm of…

Mythbusters Will "Prove" Moon Landing Wasn't a Hoax

A week from today the Mythbusters say they're going to tackle "one of the biggest myths of all": that the moon landing was a hoax. Um, isn't it the other way around? Waaay more people seem to think we took a tin can, loaded it up with rocket fuel and successfully shot ourselves to the moon and back. I'm not sure how… » 8/20/08 5:50pm 8/20/08 5:50pm