Late October’s Full Moon, the second Full Moon after the northern hemisphere autumnal equinox, has been traditionally called the Hunter’s Moon.
According to lore, the name is a fitting one because this Full Moon… Continue reading
Rising at sunset, the gorgeous Full Moon of August 31 became the second Full Moon in a month. According to modern reckoning, that makes it a Blue Moon.
In fact, parts of the… Continue reading
The idea of a giant tower that can carry us from Earth to outer space is legend, and it probably will be for a long time. But a… Continue reading
In December of 1972, Apollo 17 astronauts Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt spent about 75 hours on the Moon in the Taurus-Littrow valley, while colleague Ronald Evans orbited overhead.
This sharp image was taken by Cernan as he and Schmitt… Continue reading
The imaging system on board NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) recently had its first of many opportunities to photograph the Apollo landing sites. The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) imaged five of the six Apollo sites with the narrow angle… Continue reading