Old treaties don't mention space mining and a new one could take forever the sign off. Enter the new 'Artemis Accords'
18 May 2020
Quick Q: Er, why is the Moon emitting carbon? And does this mean it wasn't formed from Theia hitting Earth?
Decades-old theory may require a rethink thanks to Japanese probe
07 May 2020
If you want to take social distancing to the next level, and go to the Moon, take this: A complete lunar geology map
VideoFirst-of-its-kind blueprint of materials and structures shared online
23 Apr 2020
Apollo 13 set off into space 50 years ago today. An ignored change order ensured it did not make it to the Moon...
Part oneA liquid-oxygen tank, 65 volts across a 28-volt thermostat, and a two-inch tumble all led to this 'successful failure'
11 Apr 2020
Are you extracting the urine, ESA? Why, yes it is, from Moon dwellers to build homes out of lunar regolith. Possibly
Just use a wee bit of your imagination
31 Mar 2020
Over the Moon? Not quite: NASA boss has a good whinge about 'counterproductive' Authorization Bill
It's all Boeing to go wrong unless everyone gets to come to the party
28 Jan 2020
Fly me to the M(O2)n: Euro scientists extract oxygen from 'lunar dust' by cooking it with molten salt electrolysis
'Being able to acquire oxygen would obviously be hugely useful for future settlers'
21 Jan 2020
50 years on: Apollo 12 failed at selfies but succeeded at dismantling a probe
Part 2Mind where you're pointing that thing, Al
19 Nov 2019
So, what's fashion going to look like on the Moon in 2024? NASA's ready to show you the goods
Hope you look good in orange
16 Oct 2019
Tough luck, Jupiter, you've lost your crown for now: Boffins show Saturn has more moons
All hail the new moon king
08 Oct 2019
So we're going back to the Moon: NASA triggers countdown by firing up spacecraft production
See? That Trump fellow's not so bad after all
24 Sep 2019
DNA-in-space archive could spark 'Upload Me to the Moon' croon boom soon
UpdatedThe amber DNA in Jurassic Park? That's you, that is
12 Sep 2019
Will someone plz dump our shizz on the Moon, NASA begs as one of the space biz vendors drops out
OrbitBeyond begone: Getting to the Moon is hard
31 Jul 2019
The Register taps a foot with boffins under the Lovell Telescope at Bluedot Festival
Ad Astra Tabernamque... but no, we can't dance
26 Jul 2019
50 years ago today Apollo 11 slipped the surly bonds of Earth to put peeps on the Moon
Mind that pocket, Neil... oops
16 Jul 2019
It's 50 years to the day since Apollo 10 blasted off: America's lunar landing 'dress rehearsal'
Part OneCharlie Brown and Snoopy go to the Moon
18 May 2019
Israeli Moon probe crashes at the last minute but SpaceX scores with Falcon Heavy launch
One step forward, one step back in space news
12 Apr 2019
VP Mike Pence: I want Americans back on the Moon by 2024 (or before the Chinese get there)
'We're also racing against our worst enemy' says President Trump's straight man – but who could that be?
27 Mar 2019