Space agencies around the world are trying to figure out the best way to keep time on the moon, with the European Space Agency suggesting it be given its own time zone. Currently, space missions run on the time of the country that is operating them, but the adoption of an internationally accepted lunar time zone would allow for easier coordination for more countries and private companies aiming to venture to the moon. However, clock differences and technicalities need to be considered. NASA is planning to send astronauts to the Moon and endeavouring to establish a lunar landing by 2025.
Today: December 11, 2023