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NASA’s Juno orbiter captured striking close-ups of Jupiter’s biggest moon
The first flyby of Ganymede in more than 20 years promises a close look at the giant moon’s icy surface.
Is something burping methane on Saturn’s ocean moon?
With water, hot vents, and tasty hydrogen, Enceladus has everything methanogen microbes could ever want. But is anybody home?
What you need to know about the tardigrade cannon
Tardigrade survival is a surprisingly useful field of study.
The best books about the moon
Everything you need to know about our nearest neighbor.
The moon will soon have cell service
NASA and Nokia plan to install it in 2022.
Saturn now has 82 known moons—so why did we only get one?
Scientists may have an explanation for the absurd abundance.
Megapixels: Check out the moon’s gnarly sunburn
Solving the centuries-long mystery of the moon's swirled tattoos.
Miranda to Europa: You think you’ve got treacherous landing zones? Hold my beer
Meet the moon with 11 mile high cliff
Jupiter has 10 newly-discovered moons, and one is a weirdo
The survey also confirmed the existence of two other moons, whose discovery was announced last year
How the Air Force planned to put men on the moon
Just months after Sputnik's launch, the USAF had a manned lunar landing program all figured out.