Moon

Partial penumbral lunar eclipse to be seen Sunday

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 - 11:48 GMT

The so-called Buck Moon can be seen only by telescopes in the regions where it appears.

China to build moon station in 'about 10 years'

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 - 10:13 GMT

Beijing plans to send a manned mission to the moon and to build a research station there within the next decade, state media reported Wednesday.

Exclusive: Astronaut Paolo Nespoli: Egypt looks like lotus flower from Space

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 - 12:09 GMT

The Italian ambassador to Egypt said he hoped that the Italian astronaut's visit to Egypt would help boost cooperation between the two countries in space science.

Ramadan and Synergy cooperate in ‘’Kamar’ song

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 - 01:01 GMT

Egyptian mega star Mohamed Ramadan posted on his Instagram account a photo from his upcoming video clip "Kamar" (Moon).

NASA to send humans to the moon once again - 'but this time we'll stay'

Sun, 10 Feb 2019 - 09:23 GMT

The space agency says it wants astronauts to spend more time on the lunar surface as it looks to send them within the next decade, Sky News reported.

South Korean envoys meet Kim in North to prepare for third summit

Wed, 05 Sep 2018 - 12:54 GMT

South Korea said its envoys met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang on Wednesday to prepare for a third inter-Korean summit later this month.

6 astronomical phenomena to expect in the next few days

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 08:49 GMT

Over the next few days, Egyptian skies and much of the Arab region will witness six astronomical phenomena.

Scientists confirm ice exists at Moon's poles

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 10:30 GMT

Scientists say they have confirmed the existence of ice on the Moon's surface for the first time, a discovery that could one day help humans survive there.

Egypt to witness Venus Saturday

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 - 10:18 GMT

Besides a vision of Venus, Egypt will also witness the moon, below it Jupiter and the star, Spica, between them.

Longest lunar eclipse of 21st century occurs Friday in Egypt

Wed, 25 Jul 2018 - 10:53 GMT

The statement issued by the institute added that the eclipse is considered the longest in the 21 st century.

Moon humpback associates with Jupiter Saturday

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 - 03:09 GMT

Jeddah Astronomy Society reported that Jupiter will be visible as a red point of light on Saturday.

China launches satellite to explore dark side of moon - Xinhua

Sun, 20 May 2018 - 11:58 GMT

China launched a relay satellite early on Monday designed to establish a communication link between earth and a planned lunar probe

Trump, Moon discuss N. Korea's threat to scrap summit

Sun, 20 May 2018 - 11:01 GMT

Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Sunday discussed North Korea's recent threats to cancel its unprecedented summit with Washington.

Jupiter, Venus, Waning Gibbous moon to be spotted in Arab skies

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 - 02:29 GMT

On April 4, the Waning Gibbous moon will meet Jupiter a few hours before midnight until sunrise in a phenomenon that can be observed with the naked eye.

Trump starts process of sending Americans back to moon

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 - 10:10 GMT

At a time when China is working on an ambitious lunar program, President Trump vowed that the United States will remain the leader in space exploration.

South Korea's Moon to visit China next week

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 - 09:17 GMT

South Korean President Moon Jae-In will visit China next week, his office said Wednesday, as tensions soar over Pyongyang's growing nuclear and missile threats.

Last 2017 Supermoon to rise on Sunday

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 - 11:39 GMT

The last Supermoon of 2017 will rise on Sunday, December 3.

Prophet Muhammad’s birthday to be celebrated Dec. 1

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 - 03:54 GMT

Dar al-Iftaa announced that Rabi’ al-Awwal will start November 20, adding that the Mawlid al-Nabawi will take place December 1.

Ticket to space with Kottamia Astronomical Observatory in Egypt

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 - 01:06 GMT

A large number of scientists and researchers come to use the Kottamia Astronomical Observatory in Egypt for physics and astronomy.

Fly me to the Moon: For some, lunar village takes shape

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 07:41 GMT

BY 2040, a hundred people will live on the Moon, melting ice for water, 3D-printing homes and tools, eating plants grown in lunar soil, and competing in low-gravity.

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