An Israeli spacecraft carrying tardigrades crashed into the moon. Whether they will survive is irrelevant.
Why wait for parts and equipment to arrive from Earth when you can print your own from moondust?
Australia should be involved in any new mission to the Moon: we have the interest and the expertise so let's be part of the race.
By 2069, we could be seeing the start of regular journeys from the moon to Mars.
The fifth episode of the To the moon and beyond podcast series explores where we will be travelling in 2069.
You could jump much higher on the moon than you can on Earth – but you'd be in no danger of shooting off into space.
Any base on the moon would need very thick walls.
In the fourth episode of our podcast series, we look at the practical, legal and ethical questions about going to set up base on the moon – and mining its resources.
As more than a million people have indicated plans to partake in a citizen 'raid' on the famed Area 51 to 'see them aliens,' a scholar on the search for extraterrestrial life weighs in on the hype.
We have the Apollo missions to thank for a lot of our geological knowledge about the moon.
The future of lunar exploration and space travel will be possible only through advances in robotic design and implementation.
When Neil Armstrong stepped on to the Moon 50 years ago this month, Australians saw the images first. Australia even defied bad weather to bring the historic images to the world.
Women have been there in their imaginations.
The new era of space exploration is characterized by an emphasis on diversity and international cooperation. But there's a lot of work to do before there's gender equality in STEM fields and at NASA.
Just 12 people stepped on the Moon during the Apollo missions, but they left more than just footprints. It's a legacy that needs protecting from damage by any future Moon missions.
Just 12 people have walked on the Moon and they'll know better than anyone just how big (or small) the place is. But we can make some comparisons with things on Earth to get a measure of the Moon.
In its Cold War race to the moon, the US played Russian roulette with solar storms.
Episode 3 of the To the moon and beyond podcast takes a look at who some of the key players are in the 21st century space race and what they are competing for.
The Apollo missions to the Moon helped our understanding of the cosmic origin of craters on our lunar neighbour, and here on Earth.
Armstrong always insisted that he said, 'That’s one small step for a man.' Yet everyone omits the 'a' when they repeat the quote. A linguist tries to get to the bottom of what happened.