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25 September 2015, 10:26 PM ET
Earth's shadow on the moon causes a massive change in temperature on its surface. NASA research scientist Jennifer Heldmann tells Space.com's @CallaCofield about how they intend on gathering data on the Moon during the Supermoon Lunar Eclipse.
25 September 2015, 06:00 PM ET
Veteran space photographers Edwin Aguirre and Imelda Joson show ways to photograph lunar eclipses in this photo guide.
25 September 2015, 05:06 PM ET
A new international space race is set to lift off between astronauts from Brazil, France, India and the United States. But instead of blasting off for the moon or Mars, the space explorers are embarking on a road rally from Connecticut to Florida's Space
25 September 2015, 04:02 PM ET
On Sunday (Sept. 27), skywatchers across the United States have a special treat: The full "supermoon" (a full moon when the moon is closest to Earth) will go into eclipse. A lunar eclipse occurs when the moon passes into the shadow of the Earth.
25 September 2015, 03:21 PM ET
If there’s one thing we’ve learned from NASA’s New Horizons flyby on July 14, it’s that we have a really incomplete understanding of planetary evolution. And now, in a new image release by the Pluto mission, there’s yet another landscape (actually, landsc
25 September 2015, 03:05 PM ET
Just in time for this Sunday's (Sept. 27) lunar eclipse, artist Richard Clar will execute two moon-inspired projects that will send a part of Neil Armstrong back to the moon and create an introduction between the moon's "light side" and "dark side."
25 September 2015, 02:54 PM ET
What should observers expect to see happen during Sunday night's total lunar eclipse? Check out our guide to find out!
25 September 2015, 11:00 AM ET
The new Hubble photos, which researchers combined into several videos, show the Veil Nebula, a colorful cloud of material 110 light-years wide that lies about 2,100 light-years from Earth in the constellation Cygnus (The Swan).
25 September 2015, 11:00 AM ET
The Virginia-based Zero Gravity Corp. (Zero G) has now been flying customers on a specially modified Boeing 727 jet for a decade. The plane, known as G-Force One, flies in parabolic arcs that generate brief periods of weightlessness.
25 September 2015, 10:09 AM ET
The majority of people believe that intelligent aliens are out there, and many want to reach out. The survey found that men are more likely to believe in intelligent aliens than are women, and also more likely to say humanity should reach out.
25 September 2015, 07:00 AM ET
The supermassive black hole at the heart of a recently discovered galaxy called SAGE0536AGN is about 30 times larger than it should be, and astronomers don't know why.
24 September 2015, 06:42 PM ET
The two celestial objects form a striking "double star" about one-quarter of the way up in the eastern sky one hour before sunrise through the end of September. They are closest together early Friday morning (Sept. 25).
24 September 2015, 05:32 PM ET
The Hubble Space Telescope's Wide Field Camera 3 has returned incredible imagery of the supernova remnant locoed 2100 light-years away in the Cygnus constellation. A comparison of imagery from 1997 shows that the gas filaments have moved.
24 September 2015, 03:06 PM ET
Encryption isn't the reason we're missing alien signals, as Edward Snowden has suggested. Scientists searching for alien life are looking for other hallmarks of communication.
24 September 2015, 02:50 PM ET
What should you serve for Sunday's supermoon lunar eclipse? Space.com has a few moon-themed suggestions.
24 September 2015, 02:50 PM ET
In celebration of the total lunar eclipse this weekend, we've cooked up some moon-inspired cocktails that are sure to spice up your lunar viewing party.
24 September 2015, 02:25 PM ET
Two black holes, circling one another on their way to merging together, can create ripples in spacetime, but the waves are weaker than previously thought.
24 September 2015, 01:32 PM ET
During total lunar eclipse, the light of every Earthly sunrise and sunset is bent onto the Moon, washing it coppery red. Space.com shows how mix a delicious adult "Eclipse Night", to let you enjoy Earth's shadow creeping across the face of the Moon.
24 September 2015, 01:27 PM ET
Fall has fallen! And the full moon falling closest to the Fall (Autumnal) Equinox is known as the Harvest Moon, because it's time for farm-folk to gather in their crops; an act best done with a drink recently downed (unless machinery is to be used!).
24 September 2015, 01:19 PM ET
When the full moon falls near the time when the Moon is closest to Earth, we see a "supermoon" that's up to 14% larger than other big, round full moons. Let's celebrate with a tasty, full-bodied adult beverage!
24 September 2015, 01:18 PM ET
During total lunar eclipse, the light of every sunrise and sunset is bent onto the Moon, making it glow coppery red. Space.com shows how make a delicious Bloody Moon-y, to help you enjoy Earth's shadow creeping across the face of the Moon.
24 September 2015, 01:13 PM ET
The evening of 27 September 2015 offers a rare celestial event: a total lunar eclipse of an unusually close, "harvest-moon." Space.com shows you how to enjoy it with a Bloody Moony, Supermoon, Harvest Moon or Eclipse Night adult drink.
24 September 2015, 12:23 PM ET
Now that we've seen the diverse landscapes on Pluto, what does it all mean?
24 September 2015, 09:33 AM ET
As the full moon moves into the darkest part of Earth's shadow Sunday night (Sept. 27), tune into these live webcasts for expert commentary and a crystal-clear view.
24 September 2015, 07:00 AM ET
Myths abound about the moon, from the fabled "dark side" to the persistent belief that the Apollo landings were faked. Here's a look at some major lunar misconceptions, just in time for Sunday's rare "supermoon" total lunar eclipse.
24 September 2015, 07:00 AM ET
The Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) spacecraft, also known as Mangalyaan, arrived at the Red Planet on the night of Sept. 23, 2014 (Sept. 24 GMT and Indian Standard Time) — just two days after NASA's MAVEN probe reached Mars orbit.
23 September 2015, 04:55 PM ET
The winning images from the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition were announced last week, and the list is an awe-inspiring collection of celestial awesomeness.
23 September 2015, 04:44 PM ET
See the winners of the 2015 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year contest, run by the Royal Observatory Greenwich in association with Insight Investment and BBC Sky at Night Magazine.
23 September 2015, 04:34 PM ET
The Sunday evening eclipse is the last in a "tetrad" — a term for four total lunar eclipses happening at six-month intervals — that has been stunning skywatchers across the United States for the past 18 months,
23 September 2015, 04:31 PM ET
The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) spacecraft arrived in orbit around the Red Planet on Sept. 21, 2014, 10 months after blasting off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
23 September 2015, 04:08 PM ET
Five teams, ranging from university students to a group of engineers dispersed across the country, received $20,000 each from NASA in the first milestone of a competition to develop deep space cubesat technologies.
23 September 2015, 02:29 PM ET
The most luminous galaxies in the universe likely formed slowly via gradual accretion of gas, rather than rapidly via mergers with other galaxies, new research suggests.