U.S. Plans to Build a Nuclear Plant on the Moon Is a Major Challenge to Other Great Powers
Opinion

U.S. Plans to Build a Nuclear Plant on the Moon Is a Major Challenge to Other Great Powers

The U.S., via its Space Policy Directive-6 (SPD-6), announced plans to set up a nuclear power plant on the Moon by 2027. The SPD-6 states that the Moon will be installed with a fission power system that will have a power range of 40 kilowatt-electric (kWe) and higher so that the celestial body can support a sustained…

Rare Lunar ‘Occultation’: How It Works & Why It’s a Big Deal
Science

Rare Lunar ‘Occultation’: How It Works & Why It’s a Big Deal

The moon will perform a spectacular astronomical ‘dance’ past three planets and a Leo constellation star as part of a rare lunar ‘occultation’ on Monday. Depending on your location, you may get the opportunity to see Earth’s natural satellite ‘cover’ Venus, Mars, Mercury or even one of the brightest stars in the sky, Regulus. WHAT…