Mountain View Company Gets Go-Ahead To Land On The MoonIt been over 40 years since NASA last landed on the moon, but a Mountain View-based start-up is set to bring lunar exploration into the 21st century.
NASA Video Shows Example Of Supermoon Lunar Eclipse Happening September 27thIf you missed out on the last supermoon, don’t worry, because NASA says a supermoon lunar eclipse is coming up toward the end of the month.
SF Startup Wants To Blast Your Loved One's Ashes To The MoonA Bay Area company is teaming up with a lunar logistics company to commemorate departed family members by sending their ashes to the moon.
Should Fireworks Be Legal During Lunar New Year Celebrations?Fireworks are a big part of Tet celebrations and other Lunar New Year events, but in most of the Bay Area, they're illegal.
Does Santa Visit The Space Station? Astronauts Celebrate Christmas In OrbitYou think YOUR house is crowded with house guests this season? NASA astronauts have been having Christmas dinner in a dining room the size of a Volkswagen for decades, and this season is no exception, although the International Space Station is far more spacious than the original Apollo capsule where one of the most famous Christmases in space was ever celebrated.
Observers Warned To Not Stare At The Sun During Partial Solar Eclipse Over Bay AreaA partial solar eclipse will be visible from the Bay Area later this month.
Blood Moon Returns: Total Eclipse On Wednesday Will Be A Rare 'Selenelion'California and several other states in the western United States are getting front row seats early Wednesday morning to the second and final total eclipse in the "Blood Moon" tetrad series of 2014.
After Surviving Lunar Eclipse, NASA Spacecraft Crashes Into MoonNASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) crashed into the surface of the moon late Thursday night, but controllers are thrilled about the impact after a successful mission studying what little atmosphere the moon has.
When Is The Next Blood Moon? October 8th Date For Rare Lunar Eclipse 'Tetrad' After dazzling sky watchers Monday night, get ready for round two. Set your calendar for October 8th, when the second total lunar eclipse in this "Blood Moon" tetrad occurs, but this one is for super early risers, or serious night owls. The full eclipse will occur at 3:55 a.m. over the San Francisco - San Jose - Oakland area.
StarDate 4/14/2014: Blood Moon Total Lunar Eclipse, Plus Star 'Spica'Tonight is one of the best skywatching nights of the year. The planet Mars blazes through the night like a brilliant orange beacon, with the bright star Spica nearby. But what really elevates the night is a total lunar eclipse, which takes place just a few degrees away from Mars.
'Blood Moon' Lunar Eclipse Visible April 14-15, Beginning Rare Series Of Total EclipsesJust in time for tax day, which may feel like trying to squeeze blood from a rock, the moon will appear blood-red in a total lunar eclipse on the night of April 14th and overnight into April 15th.