Right now, for a short period of time, the Earth has two moons. One moon is the one you know. The other is a tiny car-sized moon that showed up in the last few years and could leave within the next month.
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In today's news roundup, the Senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump begins, Magnus Carlsen breaks the record for the longest unbeaten streak in chess history, and a Japanese billionaire looks for female partner for a trip to the moon.
In April, a small spacecraft sent to the moon by an Israeli company crashed. But a special "library" the ship was carrying may have survived, including tiny living creatures called tardigrades.
In today's news roundup, India sends a mission to the moon, Hong Kong protesters take over part of the airport, an accidental joke is played on US President Trump, and an inventor falls into the English Channel.
This Saturday marks 50 years since NASA's Apollo 11 landed on the moon and Neil Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the moon. The event changed the way we think about space.
On Sunday night/Monday morning, people in North and South America, as well as some parts of Europe and Africa will have a chance to see a total eclipse of a "super blood" moon.
On July 27, most of the world will have a chance to see the longest total eclipse of the moon for the next 100 years.