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Beresheet has launched!

Jason Davis • February 21, 2019 • 3

SpaceIL's Beresheet spacecraft is on its way to the Moon following a successful launch atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Florida.

What to expect when Beresheet launches to (and lands on) the Moon

Jason Davis • February 18, 2019 • 2

Launch day is almost here for the small lunar lander built by Israeli non-profit SpaceIL.

Stunning new images show what the Chang'e-4 mission has been up to

Andrew Jones • February 07, 2019 • 3

Chang’e-4 is sending home brilliant footage from its various spacecraft, while also being snapped by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Why are there no stars in most space images?

Emily Lakdawalla • January 28, 2019 • 5

Look up at space at night from a dark location and you can see innumerable stars. Why, then, do photos of so many things in space show black space, devoid of stars?

Israeli Beresheet Moon lander ships to Florida for mid-February launch

Jason Davis • January 22, 2019 • 1

Launch is currently set for 19 February, and Beresheet will spend two months traveling to the Moon ahead of touchdown in April.

Your Guide to the Total Lunar Eclipse on 20 January

Bruce Betts • January 17, 2019 • 2

The eclipse will be visible throughout most of North America, South America, the eastern Pacific Ocean, the western Atlantic Ocean, Europe, and western Africa.

Chang'e-4 update: Both vehicles healthy, new imagery from the Moon’s far side

Jason Davis • January 11, 2019 • 2

Everything is going well 9 days after China's Chang'e-4 mission made a historic landing on the far side of the Moon, the country's space program said today.

Chang'e 4: Why the Moon's far side looks red in new images

David Rothery • January 09, 2019 • 2

In Apollo images — and to our own eyes, from Earth — the Moon is grey. What's going on?

Chang'e-4 deploys rover on far side of the Moon

Jason Davis • January 03, 2019 • 3

The rover is named Yutu-2, China's space agency announced.

China successfully lands Chang'e-4 on far side of Moon

Jason Davis • January 02, 2019 • 2

It’s a space feat no nation has accomplished until now.

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