China's Lunar Rover Yutu: Not Dead Yet

Just one day after being declared officially dead, Jade Rabbit has suddenly sprung back to life, transmitting a downlink signal to mission controllers back home on Earth. But while the rover may not be completely lost, it's still not clear if it's functional enough to continue the mission. » 2/13/14 7:00am 2/13/14 7:00am

Researchers design a robot to explore the moon's mysterious volcanic…

Three years ago, Japanese researchers discovered a cavern on the moon using the SELENE satellite. It's estimated that the subterranean structure is 65 meters wide and at least 80 meters in depth. Given that it's too deep to be a crater, and that it was likely carved by lava, it's a natural cavern that's just begging… » 11/20/12 3:10pm 11/20/12 3:10pm