Infographic: Why Would We Mine the Moon?

Our Moon is more than just some pretty decoration for the night sky and a place to plant a few flags – it’s also a potential source of valuable raw materials that could someday be used for energy and engineering both on Earth and in space. If you saw the movie Moon (and if you haven’t…

Executive Parking

  One of the perks of working on the Moon is always being able to find a good parking spot. This image shows Apollo 17 astronaut and geologist Harrison “Jack” Schmitt standing below a boulder called “Tracy’s Rock”, with the lunar rover parked in the background. Schmitt is carrying a gnomon, a marked rod on…