Fifty years ago, the Apollo 11 mission took humans to the moon, capturing imaginations worldwide and sparking a new era of discovery. CBC News is looking back this week at the landmark mission, considering its impact on the world today and exploring Canada’s role in the new space economy. Continue reading
In 1962, President John F. Kennedy declared, “We choose to go to the moon.” Just seven years later, the first steps were taken on the lunar surface by Apollo astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Continue reading
“Blue Moon” could take astronauts to the moon in 2024. Continue reading
Take a moment this Friday, July 27th and look up at the sky toward the longest lunar eclipse of this century, a magical deep red blood moon. Unfortunately, the eclipse is not visible in North America. Continue reading
We only know of one planet in our universe that harbours life: Earth. So it’s logical that humanity has focused its search for life beyond our world on planetary bodies. But a new study suggests that we may be leaving out a larger chunk of the cosmos: moons. Continue reading
Skywatchers across the western half of North America will be drawn out in the early hours of Wednesday morning to catch a glimpse of what’s being called a “super blue blood moon.” Continue reading
Although the plan hatched by NASA and its Russian counterpart to build a space station near the moon seems like a solid launching pad for further human space exploration, it’s a message that’s been heard before.On Wednesday, the U.S. agency and Roscosmos announced they are working on a partnership to build the station, called the Deep Space Gateway.
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