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NASA Picks 3 Moon Landing Services For Artemis Program

(CNN) - NASA is not the only one going to the moon. It has given three companies the okay to head to space as well. The space agency has selected the companies to provide commercial moon landing services. They…

NASA Plans To Land Woman On Moon By 2024

(CNN) - U.S. space agency NASA will get an additional $1.6 billion in its $21 billion budget if president Donald Trump has his way. NASA says it wants to use that money to fund the new Artemis program, which…

Moon Samples To Be Tested After 50 Years

(CNN) - After sitting untouched in storage for nearly 50 years, lunar samples collected during the final three Apollo missions are going to be studied. NASA says the samples from Apollo 15, 16, and 17 have never been exposed…

NASA: Ingredients On Moon Could Be Used To Make Water

(CNN) - Water or H2O can be made on the moon. NASA scientists found that when solar wind rains down the lunar surface at a certain speed, the particles can interact to make hydrogen and oxygen. Two components of…

Space Agency Plans To Start Mining On Moon By 2025

(CNN) - The European Space Agency is planning to mine for natural resources on the moon. They want to begin mining for water and oxygen by 2025. Monday the ESA announced a year-long contract with aerospace company Ariane-Group to…

WATCH THE ECLIPSE: Live Coverage from NBC NEWS

NBC News will be chasing the total solar eclipse of 2017 across the United States with coverage from Oregon to South Carolina starting at 1PM EDT today. You can watch it live here. For more info on this historic event,…

Eclipse Safety: Do's and Don'ts

(NBC News) It's been pretty well established that you should never look directly at the sun. The problem is, next Monday, people all over the country will be tempted to do just that during the solar…

Extremely Rare Lunar Eclipse, Comet, Full Moon Combo Tonight

If you haven't made plans for your Friday night quite yet--here you go! Actually, if you've made plans for your Friday night, cancel them and head outside. An extremely rare combination of a full moon, lunar eclipse, and a comet…