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Greek School First in the World to Send Material to the Moon

A Greek school in Athens is the the first in the world to send material -- including texts, images and personal testimonies -- to the moon, through an upcoming space mission by the company SpaceX. The Moraitis School announced the launch of...

Visionary Scottish Musician Sophie Dies at 34 in Athens, Greece

Scottish musician Sophie Xeon, better known as ''Sophie'' died at the age of 34 in Athens, Greece in the early hours of Saturday. The Grammy-nominated record producer, singer, songwriter, and DJ tragically lost her life following a terrible accident in...

Greece Prepares to See The Biggest and Brightest Supermoon of 2020

Amid the generalized anxiety and unrest that the coronavirus pandemic has brought upon the globe, a beautiful spectacle is on its way to remind us how the simplest things in nature are often the most beautiful to be seen...

Archaeological Museum of Athens to Host Events on Antikythera Mechanism and the Moon

The National Archaeological Museum of Athens announced on Thursday that a total of four presentations on the Antikythera Mechanism and the understanding ancient Greeks had of the moon will be held in September, October, and November of this year. The...

The Greek Astrophysicist Who Had a Moon's Crater Named After Him

John Paraskevopoulos may not be a household name, but the Greek astrophysicist who had a moon's crater named after him and discovered a couple of comets, made a significant contribution in our understanding of the universe by the middle...

''Pink Moon'' Lights Up Greece's Night Sky, Signaling the End of Winter

This year's ''pink full moon'' rose on Friday night and offered some spectacular views both in Greece and abroad. The ''pink full moon'' of 2019 coincided with Western Christianity's Good Friday and according to folk legends, it is nature's signal...

''Hellas To The Moon'': Greece Signs Agreement With NASA to Create Lunar Vehicle (video)

The Hellenic Space Agency (HSA or ΕΛΔΟ in Greek) signed an agreement of cooperation with the United States' National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Monday. Dr. Georgios Mantzouris, the CEO of HSA, and Jim Bridenstine, the Administrator of NASA,...

Lunar Eclipse and ''Supermoon'' Visible From Greece

The total lunar eclipse occurring early Monday morning, January 21, will be clearly visible from Greece, according to astronomers. The total lunar eclipse, which will take place during the night on Sunday into early Monday morning, will coincide with January's full...

Greek-Australian Getting Ready to Travel to Space

Nikos Halikopoulos, aka Nik Halik, is a millionaire who used to live in Melbourne. He has tried to travel to the moon several times, and in 2008 he came pretty close to his dream as a "substitute passenger" for space travel. Halik...