Donald Trump wants US astronauts back on the Moon. But his ambitious plan faces formidable political, financial and technical challenges.
50 years since the Apollo Moon landing
On 20 July 1969, NASA’s Apollo programme landed a person on the Moon. On the 50th anniversary of that historic achievement, Nature examines the legacy of the Apollo missions and looks ahead to the next era of lunar exploration and science.
Apollo at 50
Half a century after Apollo, Nature profiles five researchers who are shaking up lunar exploration.
Apollo was a triumph, but 50 years on, moonshots to solve more-complex global challenges face a different set of hurdles.
Rewatching the Apollo 11 mission footage 50 years on.
As today’s tensions mount, it is salutary to recall that cooperation was on the table during the cold war, writes Roger D. Launius.
Alexandra Witze savours seven books commemorating the 50th anniversary of the lunar landings.
Fireworks, wild swans and super-cannons were propelling people mentally Moonwards long before 1969, reveals David Seed.