Four-legged lunar rover unveiled in London

World / Science & Health Oct 11, 2019

Four-legged lunar rover unveiled in London

A lunar rover that will explore the moon on foot in 2021 was unveiled in London on Thursday. The new concept, with four legs rather than wheels, will send data back to a larger mother ship, which will transmit it back to Earth. U.K. startup Spacebit ...

Alan Bean, moon-walker turned painter, dies at 86

World May 27, 2018

Alan Bean, moon-walker turned painter, dies at 86

American astronaut Alan Bean, who walked on the moon in 1969 during the Apollo 12 mission and commanded a crew on the Skylab space station in 1973 before giving up his career to become a full-time painter, died in Houston on Saturday, officials said. Bean, ...

World / Science & Health Feb 11, 2018

Second asteroid in a week passes close to Earth

A recently discovered asteroid zipped within 39,000 miles (64,000 km) of Earth on Friday, the second space rock to pass within the orbit of the moon during the week, according to NASA scientists. Measuring between 50 and 130 feet (15 and 40 meters) across, the ...