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Japan has a Plan to Put Humans on the Moon Around 2030

Japan has announced a new ambitious plan to put humans on the Moon around 2030. The move comes as both India and China are involved in greatly developing their space programs. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) was created in 2003 after [...]

Driving Distances on Mars & the Moon

From a great tumblr site, spaceexp: This chart provides a comparison of the distances driven by various wheeled vehicles on the surface of Mars and Earth’s moon. Of the vehicles shown, NASA’s Mars rovers Opportunity and Curiosity are still [...]

Interactive Panorama Lets You Stand on Mars

From @wiredscience: An interactive panorama lets you stand on Mars with @MarsCuriosity: http://t.co/2KtPRBqkF1pic.twitter.com/tlVb2XOspM — NASA (@NASA) May 2, 2014 Caked in red silt, NASA’s Curiosity rover looks like it’s been trekking [...]