The International Space Station is a great example of how space has, for the most part, been a peaceful and collaborative international arena.

Space law hasn’t been changed since 1967 – but the UN aims to update laws and keep space peaceful

Global Politics

Activities in space today are far more numerous and complicated compared to 1967, before humans had landed on the moon or Elon Musk had even been born. Two experts explain the need for better laws to keep space peaceful.

A large, white rocket sits on a launchpad at night time.

Indian women scientists’ lunar mission a ‘giant leap for womankind’

Women & Gender
a boy looks at a projection of Mars

NASA aims to build on moon as a way station for Mars

The moon is red-orange as it hangs in the sky next to the left of a high-rise building.

Rare ‘super blood blue moon’ visible on Jan. 31

japan moon

Japan wants to put its own astronaut on the moon in 2030

An artist's rendering of the Lunar Mission One probe.

Kickstarter is going to the Moon in a new crowdfunded space mission


You’ve always paid for space missions with your tax dollars, but now you can get even more involved thanks to a British team that’s using Kickstarter to fund a new lunar probe. Donors will even get a chance to leave their hair on the Moon if they fork over enough cash.

China Moom

China successfully puts a rabbit on the moon


China on Saturday joined the US and the former Soviet Union as the only nations to stick a moon landing. The Chang’e 3 lander and its Jade Rabbit rover will now spend months exploring the moon’s surface.

Blue Moon Photos from Around the World

We did an Instagram dive for photos of last night’s moon and found shots from Spain, Australia, Indonesia, and Japan. Did you take a photo of the moon last night outside the US?

NASA wants your help protecting Earth from asteroids


NASA is trying to protect the Earth from potential asteroids and is looking for help. Not just from scientists and engineers, but from anyone with a good idea.

Duncan Jones and his film “Moon”

Arts, Culture & Media

The premise of the new movie “Moon” starring Sam Rockwell, involves mining the moon as the solution to our energy problems.