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NASA returns to the Moon and must confront a familiar enemy: Dust

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida. — The moon is incredibly hot, but also incredibly cold. There is radiation. Subtle atmosphere. There is no air to breathe. If NASA ever builds a moon base, a long-term project that advanced Wednesday with launch of Artemis I — it will have to confront these challenges to human habitation. Dust also

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VIDEO: NASA launches Artemis I to the Moon

NASA launched the most powerful rocket ever built to reach the Moon on Wednesday in a breathtaking blaze of light and sound that marked the start of the space agency’s new flagship program, Artemis. The 32-story space launch system lifted off from the legendary Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 01:47 local time, generating a

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NASA prepares third rocket launch attempt

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NASA image of the ‘smiling’ sun shows coronal holes

Despite its seemingly “sunny” appearance, the image of the grinning sun is not as joyful as it seems. NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory earlier on October 26 captured an ultraviolet image of the sun with three dark spots on its surface, giving the illusion that the sun was smiling. The smiling sun followed Tuesday’s partial solar

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