DO NOT PUBLISH YET - Earths Moon - Formation ---- Composition and Orbit Archive
14 December 2012, 11:45 AM ET
It's been 40 years since Apollo 17 blasted off the surface of the moon.
14 December 2012, 10:07 AM ET
The remains of at least 71 space vehicles litter the surface of the moon.
13 December 2012, 01:56 PM ET
NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission's spacecrafts Ebb and Flow will end their successful mission on on December 17th at 5:28pm EST.
13 December 2012, 01:33 PM ET
The Grail spacecraft will go out in style on Dec. 17.
12 December 2012, 11:34 AM ET
In this video, the K10 robot rover laying down Kapton (polyimide) film in a test of a future lunar radio telescope, which would be able to study the early Universe without the usual interference ground based Earth telescopes are subject to.
11 December 2012, 10:51 AM ET
The Grail spacecraft will go out in style Dec. 17.
10 December 2012, 03:03 PM ET
A waning crescent moon will glow alongside the brightest of all the planets.
07 December 2012, 04:59 PM ET
Look up for three nights starting this Sunday to see the moon, Saturn and Spica together.
07 December 2012, 07:00 AM ET
Harrison Schmitt remembers the mission like it was yesterday.
06 December 2012, 04:01 PM ET
The private company announced commercial passenger flights to the moon starting in 2020.
06 December 2012, 03:39 PM ET
Sending humans far afield demands a dedicated agency, says former moonwalker Harrison Schmitt.
05 December 2012, 02:20 PM ET
The findings should shed light on the evolution of the moon and the solar system's rocky planets.
04 December 2012, 12:40 PM ET
Engineers at Washington State University are using moon-like material supplied by NASA to print 3-D objects that can be used on the Moon and elsewhere in Space.
04 December 2012, 12:01 PM ET
NASA's goal should be to pioneer the solar system, says a new report by the Space Foundation.
04 December 2012, 06:20 AM ET
Contrary to speculation, the space agency's ambitious plans have not been cleared by the president yet.
04 December 2012, 06:20 AM ET
On-demand printing would allow astronauts to repair broken parts, manufacture spare ones and maybe even build structures, all out of the dirt scooped from under their boots.
03 December 2012, 09:19 AM ET
The Apollo 1 is pictured after an electrical spark ignited the environment, killing the crew.
01 December 2012, 12:07 PM ET
See amazing photos of Jupiter and the moon during a dazzling conjunction on Nov. 28, 2012.
30 November 2012, 01:00 PM ET
If you're planning to skywatch this December, this video will take you through some of the notable objects in the sky this month, including a meteor shower, large asteroids in the asteroid belt, and an array of constellations.
29 November 2012, 05:50 PM ET
Mercury is the closest planet to the sun, yet still has shadowy secrets.
27 November 2012, 05:03 PM ET
Lunatics aside, the moon doesn't make us crazy.
26 November 2012, 11:35 AM ET
Crescent Moon is aglow with stunning eartshine in night sky photo.
21 November 2012, 02:26 PM ET
While the Moon always keeps the same face to Earth, its not exactly the same. The tilt and shape of the Moon's orbit slightly changes what is visible to us. When you speed a month up to 24 seconds as in this video, our Moon appears to wobble.
20 November 2012, 07:00 AM ET
Moon water could be transformed into propellant, fueling forays toward destinations in deeper space such as Mars.
19 November 2012, 04:39 PM ET
A space station beyond the moon's far side could help humanity dip its toes in deep space.
15 November 2012, 11:41 AM ET
The Hinode space probe captured the movement of the moon in front of the sun on November 13, 2012. The spacecraft, a collaboration between the space agencies of Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States, orbits the Earth while facing the sun.
15 November 2012, 07:35 AM ET
The moon, Red Planet Mars and red supergiant star Antares shine in the photo by Tunc Tezel.
09 November 2012, 04:47 PM ET
The rocket that launched men to the moon was first tested in 1967.
08 November 2012, 03:31 PM ET
Galileo discovered Io, Ganymede, Europa and Callisto, Jupiter’s four largest moons in 1610. Even today their varied characteristics fascinate astronomers. From giant volcanoes to sub-surface seas, Jupiter's moons are like planets unto themselves.
07 November 2012, 02:29 PM ET
This video, created by Michael Zeiler for his eclipse iBook, animates the path of the upcoming November 13 and 14 solar eclipse as it moves over Cairns, north Queensland in Australia and across the southern Pacific Ocean.
06 November 2012, 12:54 PM ET
Scientists are looking at the moon's Linne Crater as something of a case study.
02 November 2012, 10:48 AM ET
The full moon at the end of October is called the "Hunter's Moon."
31 October 2012, 07:01 AM ET
A conjunction between the planet Jupiter and Earth's moon will occur this week.
29 October 2012, 05:32 PM ET
The largest dark spot on the moon has been a puzzle to scientists.
29 October 2012, 02:31 PM ET
Live telescope views of the full moon and other celestial "scary" sights will be on show.
19 October 2012, 02:03 PM ET
The moon is about one-fourth as big as Earth, relatively large for a planet's satellite.