Moon Missions

Glowing Southern Lights

This false-color composite image, constructed from data obtained by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, shows the glow of auroras streaking out about 1,000 …

Astronomy

Catalog Page for PIA08862

<b>Original Caption Released with Image:</b><p>The Cassini spacecraft's current high-inclination orbit allows for some fantastic perspectives, like this shot …

Astronomy

Tetris Effect has been in development for 6 years

And been a dream for even longer<p><i>Tetris Effect</i> is a game that seems so obvious, even simple, if you describe it one sentence: Tetris, set to music, inside of virtual reality.<p>But the mind-expanding experience is so much more than that, and it took so much longer to make than possibly any other take …

PlayStation

Chang'e-4 Relay Satellite Enters Halo Orbit Around Earth-Moon L2, Microsatellite in Lunar Orbit

HELSINKI, Finland — The relay satellite that will facilitate China's Chang'e-4 lunar far side landing mission late in 2018 has entered its intended …

Space Exploration

Prey: Mooncrash

<i>Every Friday,</i> A.V. Club <i>staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real</i> …

Moon

Moon Mystery Solved! Apollo Astronauts Caused Odd Lunar Warming

Astronauts caused the mysterious warming detected by the Apollo moon missions in the 1970s, a new study suggests<p>When astronauts walked or drove their …

Space Science

The Best E3 2018 Video Games You Can Play Right Now

E3 2018 rages on as video game industry professionals, along with fans who bought tickets, play demos of the hottest upcoming titles. But why should …

Gaming Industry

Vintage Rolex, Omega and More to Lust After or Add to Your Collection

0<p>SHARES<p>Today in New York City, Christie's is staging its sale of Exceptional Watches including some very lust-worthy pieces from the likes of Rolex, …

For Men

028: Brandon Curry - Founding Partner at Moonbase Market (St. Louis, MO)

Moon

Alleged Holocaust-denying prof claims moon landing didn’t happen in video

WAYNE, N.J. — School officials at William Paterson University are reviewing videos that show a professor telling students the moon landing was faked …

Benny

Prey: Mooncrash offers a surprising amount to do in a deceptively small space

Prey: Mooncrash is a game of refinement. It’s a piece of DLC that uses an economy of space by asking you to replay the same sprawling collection of …

PC Gaming

Laura Murray Cicco Sues NASA To Protect Moon Dust She Was Given By Neil Armstrong

Several decades ago, a 10-year-old girl named Laura Ann Murray received a rather unexpected gift from her mother — a vial of moon dust that …

Space Exploration

Axiom Space offers space station vacations starting in 2020, for $55 million

How much would you pay for a 10-day stay in low Earth orbit? Houston-based Axiom Space has set a $55 million price point for trips that it says could …

Space Exploration

What China’s Moon Mission Means for the United States

China launched its Queqiao communications satellite on May 21, but unlike other communications satellites, this one isn’t going into an orbit around …

Conservative View

Does Marion Cotillard Believe in the Moon Landing Now?

“Did a man really walk on the moon?” wondered beautiful French actor Marion Cotillard in a 2007 interview during which she also denied the …

Marion Cotillard

The 9 biggest reveals from Bethesda’s E3 2018 showcase

Bethesda continually sets an incredibly high bar for itself, but typically manages to clear it. This was an especially interesting year for Bethesda …

Gaming Industry

Isro to launch more satellites to boost rural internet connectivity under Digital India project

The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) will launch four more satellites to boost rural internet connectivity under the Digital India project, …

India

European regions in urgent need of a Brexit strategy

Brexit will have many practical consequences for the regional economy. Port cities like Zeebrugge in Belgium, which trade a lot with Great Britain, …

Great Britain

This week’s big new PlayStation Store releases: Unravel Two, Prey: Mooncrash, Jurassic World Evolution

Ready for the PlayStation Conference later today? We bet you are! But you can get the E3 party started early as the last 48 hours saw a spate of …

Jurassic World

Phoebe's surprise

13 June 2004<p>On 11 June 2004, Cassini-Huygens sees probable evidence on Phoebe of an ice-rich body overlain with a thin layer of dark material.<p>The …

Astronomy

This Company Wants to Put a Record of Human Civilization on the Moon

The White House is increasingly adamant these days that there will be a colony on the moon sooner rather than later. Although there are some big …

Business

Bethesda E3 2018 press conference confirms ‘Starfield’ and ‘The Elder Scrolls VI’

Bethesda isn’t the biggest game publisher around, but the company consistently releases some of the best games in the entire industry. This year, all …

Gaming Industry

Prey Updates, Mooncrash and Typhon Hunter DLC Announced

Fly Me to The Moon, And Let Me Prey Among the Stars<p>Arkane Studio’s Prey was a personal favorite from 2017’s stellar games lineup, and over a year …

Gaming Industry

Spaceflight strikes deal with Rocket Lab for three satellite launch extravaganzas

Seattle-based Spaceflight has partnered with Rocket Lab for three launches over the next year, including one of the first launches for BlackSky’s …

Space Exploration

Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy reach new heights in 'First Man' trailer

The trailer for <i>First Man</i> teases the “impossible journey” that led to the first moon landing.<p>Neil Armstrong’s moon landing is something that basically …

La La Land

E3 2018: New Prey DLC Takes You To The Moon; Out Now Along Three New Modes

Today at E3 2018, Bethesda announced new content for the sci-fi shooter Prey. Mooncrash is an expansion set on the moon where you play as a hacker named Peter--and it's launching tonight.<p>TransStar has a secret moon base, but it stops transmitting, so Peter is sent there to investigate. Obviously, …

Moon

Alabama space author updates book for moon landing anniversary

If you don't have a copy of Ed Buckbee's 2005 book 'The Real Space Cowboys' -- and even if you do -- it's now been refreshed with new content in time …

Space Exploration

Ryan Gosling's Neil Armstrong biopic 'First Man' trailer looks awesome

Plus: how accurate was the backlash to the Apollo missions, as depicted in the film?<br>Read More

Moon Landing

First Man Trailer, Cast, Release Date and Everything We Know

Ryan Gosling rode so high from the musical-drama <b>La La</b> <b>Land</b> that he could have traveled to the moon and back. Now, of course, he will actually do that. …

Entertainment