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My best space writings from 2022

Moon Monday #108: A lunarbound KPLO, many mission updates, future foundations, and more

KPLO, South Korea’s first Moon mission

Kids in South Korea and a Moon mission

Why explore our Moon

Poem: An ode to Artemis I

Moon Monday #107: NASA’s Orion spacecraft splashes on Earth while ispace Japan launches for the Moon

ispace Japan’s lander launches for the Moon, carrying UAE’s rover and hopes for its future lunar ambitions

Moon Monday #106: Orion is on its way back to Earth while other craft prep their Moonshot

Luna Sights – Browse an inspiring world of craters, mountains, lava channels and more!

Moon Monday #105: An Orion around Luna, CubeSat quests, ESA’s lunar ambitions, future mission updates, and more

Towards a little community around Moon Monday and my space at large

Moon Monday #104: Reflecting on Artemis I and our future at Luna, a robotic lander launch, new lunar contracts and mission updates

Fun with serious SLS rocket headlines

Watch NASA launch the Artemis I Moon mission, with me!

Moon Monday #103: A CAPSTONE around the Moon, and updates on craft to follow soon

Talk: From Chandrayaan to Artemis, highlighting collaboration in our return to the Moon

Past mistakes to avoid in our grand return to the Moon this decade

Moon Monday #102: CAPSTONE and SLS prep for rendezvous with Luna, and a load of exciting future mission updates

The bevy of rovers heading for the Moon

Moon Monday #101: Three November launches, an exciting Artemis IV mission, and more updates

Moon Monday #100: Chandrayaan 3 and OneWeb, Orion’s true cost, and more lunar updates

The time NASA figured out that our Moon is cratered all the way down

Moon Monday #99: Two November launches, an instant origin scenario, prepping for future exploration, and more

Moon Monday #98: ESA Moonlight, a surviving CAPSTONE, Turkey’s Moonshot, community events, and more

Reviewing Mangalyaan, India’s first Mars mission

Again, Mangalyaan was never a science mission

Moon Monday #97: Australia aims for Luna, CLPS evolves towards enhance science, and more updates

How the Apollo missions transformed our understanding of the Moon’s origin

Moon Monday #96: Another storm for SLS, a lunar power service, a refined Lunar-Mars vision, and more updates

Everything we know about the rover NASA's Artemis astronauts will drive on the Moon

Moon Monday #95: NASA seeks advanced human landers; CAPSTONE tumbles; Masten gets sold, and too many updates

Moon Monday #94: Pushing for an SLS liftoff, new spacesuits for Moonwalking, a large ESA lander, and more

Are planets with two stars promising places for life?

Moon Monday #93: Another Artemis I delay, Moon-dedicated ground stations, a versatile rover, and more updates

Moon Monday #92: Artemis I launch delay, skeleton Starship, powering a lunar base, and more updates

NASA’s Artemis I is loaded with sidekick science and technology missions

Space Talks

Moon Monday #91: Artemis landing sites and a launch on the horizon, lunar construction, and more updates

My articles on Indian space

Space science missions ISRO will launch in the near future

Moon Monday #90: An armada of radiation detectors, preparing for dark Moonwalks, and more lunar updates

Lunar Trailblazer, NASA’s Moon water mapper

Ultimate guide to water on the Moon

Moon Monday #89: A lunar-bound Korean craft, crew for the Moon, hybrid exploration, and more updates

Moon Monday #88: An agile lunar rover, donating lunar regolith, a lander nearly ready, and more updates

Moon Monday #87: A Schrödinger cat-like CLPS program, Artemis I launch-bait, and more updates

Looking back at Chandrayaan 1 and forward to Artemis

Moon Monday #86: New SLS boosters, a Korean Mooncraft, a crusty Pangaea, and more updates

Moon Monday #85: CAPSTONE calling, a magmatic Moon mystery, Europe’s lunar leap, and more updates

Recipes to make moons

Moon Monday #84: A lunar-bound CAPSTONE, an Earthbound NASA, and more updates

Looking back at Pathfinder as the start of modern Mars exploration

Moon Monday #83: CAPSTONE launch, the final SLS rocket test, and more trailblazing

Rings in our Solar System can come and go

Moon Monday #82: Growing NASA-ESA synergy, lunar Starship, wireless power on the Moon, and more updates

NASA and ESA are collaborating to better explore our Moon with Lunar Pathfinder

Moon Monday #81: Lunar missions on the verge of launching and future hardware coming to life

Moon Monday #80: New spacesuits for Moonwalking, a volcanic visit, and updates from around the globe

Moon Monday #79: A Japanese landing on the Moon, a good Gateway, Lunar Outpost rovers and more updates

Moon Monday #78: NASA’s Lunar-Mars vision, forward planning Artemis I, and more lunar updates

How Uranus and Neptune are key to unlocking how planets form

How I became a space writer and where it’s going

Moon Monday #77: Lunar soil plants, growing international synergy, more SLS fixes, and other lunar updates

When to worry about an asteroid hitting Earth

Moon Monday #76: The two worlds of Luna, ispace Europe and some crisp lunar updates

Moon Monday #75: One orbiter to rule them all, a pathfinder and a communications relay network

Gallery: Our Moon’s captivating craters

Moon Monday #74: Bold new missions and pathways for more lunar science, and loaded hardware updates

Moon Monday #73: An ‘over the Moon’ update, a dry rehearsal for SLS, Europe’s pull away from Russian Moon missions, and more lunar developments

Launching Moon Monday sponsorships; the lack of a devil is definitely in the details

Browse Jatan’s Space

When will we explore Saturn’s moon Enceladus to find alien life?

Moon Monday #72: A rocket that won't move, a fancy landing simulator, and all lunar updates from last week

India’s Chandrayaan 2 lunar orbiter is also a Sun watcher

The Moon link list

Moon Monday #71: NASA’s budget, Artemis mission delays, exploring Moon rocks in 3D, and more updates

Gallery: Just some weird yet wonderful features on our Moon

Moon Monday #70: NASA’s brilliant move for crewed Moon landings, and all lunar updates from last week

My articles on our search for alien life

Moon Monday #69: NASA’s Moon rocket crawls to the launchpad; confusing Artemis funding; dedicated lunar communications infrastructure; and more updates

Our two-faced Moon

Sponsor my independent Space & Moon writing

Extra tidbits on Japan’s MMX mission

How NASA defines "Special Regions" for Mars missions

Moon Monday #68: NASA Artemis Science teams, Canada's robotic arm for lunar Gateway, and more updates

How we test spacecraft before launch

Moon Monday #67: NASA Artemis concerns, ESA contracts Thales Alenia for future technologies, and more updates

The rocket launch shaker test

Moon Monday #66: ESA plans commercial Moon landings, initial NASA Artemis launches near, and more updates

Moon Monday #65: ESA’s Moonlight infrastructure plans, Astrobotic’s progress on key NASA mission, Apollo 17 landing site in 3D, and more updates

Moon Monday Issue #64

Moon Monday Issue #63

NASA is funding a Moon mission to the magnetic swirl of Reiner Gamma

Moon Monday Issue #62

Moon Monday Issue #61

Is life possible on rogue planets and moons?

Moon Monday Issue #60

Gallery: Our Moon's lovely lava channels

Moon Monday Issue #59

TESS is finding Earth-like planets around the galaxy's most common stars

Moon Monday Issue #58