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28 Nov 2020
China has launched an unmanned spacecraft that aims to retrieve rock and soil samples from the moon. It is the first such mission in several decades and comes as Beijing continues to step up its space program.
24 Nov 2020
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28 Oct 2020
There may be far more water on the Moon than previously thought, according to two studies published Monday raising the tantalising prospect that astronauts on future space missions could find refreshment on the lunar surface.
20 Jul 2019
To the Moon and back: The Apollo 11 lunar landing, 50 years on
19 Jul 2019
Behind the scenes at NASA and the next mission to the Moon
14 Apr 2019
Seconds away from landing on the moon, the Beresheet spacecraft's main engine failed. At a cost of $100 million, it is considered one of "the lowest-budget spacecraft to ever undertake such a mission."
11 Feb 2017
A UCLA-led research team reports that the moon is at least 40 to 140 million years older than previously thought.
17 Jan 2017
The last man to walk on the moon, Gene Cernan, has died at the age of 82. The American astronaut was one of only 12 people to set foot on the lunar surface.

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