DO NOT PUBLISH YET - Earths Moon - Formation ---- Composition and Orbit Archive
06 July 2012, 07:00 AM ET
A massive full moon looms over Paris in a spectactular photo by photographer VegaStar Carpentier.
02 July 2012, 04:09 PM ET
A UH-60 (NASA 750) RASCAL helicopter with IR camera mount on NASA Ames Research Center’s flightline under "Blue" Moon on Aug. 31, 1993 in this amazing space wallpaper.
30 June 2012, 12:01 AM ET
The moon's pull is slowing down Earth's rotation.
27 June 2012, 07:01 AM ET
This week's night sky offers a special trio of treats.
26 June 2012, 12:21 PM ET
Lunar soil hovers above the moon's surface and is incredibly sticky and abrasive.
25 June 2012, 07:00 AM ET
But starting up the off-Earth economy won't happen overnight.
20 June 2012, 11:02 AM ET
The moon, once thought to be bone dry, has now been shown to harbor significant water.
12 June 2012, 11:46 AM ET
S/2010 J 2 is barely 1 mile across.
12 June 2012, 07:00 AM ET
The new map raises as many questions about the mysterious moon as it answers.
09 June 2012, 07:00 AM ET
Plane greets crescent moon in a surprise in this night sky photo by photographer Vegastar Carpentier.
04 June 2012, 10:29 AM ET
See amazing views of the partial lunar eclipse of June 4, 2012.
04 June 2012, 10:00 AM ET
See images of the moon passing partially within the Earth's shadow on June 4, 2012.
03 June 2012, 06:00 AM ET
The lunar eclipse will be visible throughout much of North America.
24 May 2012, 03:24 PM ET
The Google Lunar X Prize will abide by NASA rules to protect important lunar artifacts.
23 May 2012, 03:15 PM ET
Wednesday and Thursday offer a great chance for skywatchers to observe the unlit areas of the moon.
20 May 2012, 02:07 AM ET
See a list of many webcasts for today's solar eclipse from around the world.
18 May 2012, 11:23 AM ET
Several different organizations will stream live footage of the spectacular event.
17 May 2012, 04:28 PM ET
This artist's impression illustrates how the early moon (and Earth) were reshaped by an intense period of bombardment. Asteroids appear to be the dominant impactors.
17 May 2012, 02:01 PM ET
Scientists had wondered what caused the massive impacts 3.9 billion years ago.
13 May 2012, 10:33 PM ET
A 42 foot space rock (asteroid 2012 JU) flew about 118,000 miles away from the Earth on May 13, 2012 (about half the distance from Earth to the Moon - 238,855 mi.). This time-lapsed and looped video shows the asteroid's orbit as it passes Earth.
12 May 2012, 08:06 AM ET
From the winner of a seat to space to photos of the supermoon sinking, it's been a busy week in space.
12 May 2012, 07:20 AM ET
See amazing views of a squashed supermoon and more in the best photos for the week of May 12, 2012.
11 May 2012, 06:41 AM ET
Old moon graces church in Turin.
10 May 2012, 04:00 PM ET
Avid astrophotographer Ajay Talwar snapped a stunning photo series of the moon and Venus over Delhi, India.
08 May 2012, 10:44 AM ET
Humans don't have to land on another planet to explore it.
08 May 2012, 10:24 AM ET
The crew of the International Space Station captured footage of the the perigee Moon – its closest approach to Earth of this orbital cycle – on May 5th, 2012.
07 May 2012, 05:44 AM ET
See amazing views of the Supermoon, a rubber chicken in orbit and more in the best photos for the week of May 6, 2012.
06 May 2012, 08:30 AM ET
The full moon of May was a dazzling supermoon for skywatchers around the globe.
05 May 2012, 10:10 AM ET
The moon may be a harsh mistress, but it can put on a dazzling skywatching show too.
05 May 2012, 08:29 AM ET
Gets tips for seeing the supermoon of 2012 and a meteor shower from Halley's comet Saturday night.
04 May 2012, 10:15 AM ET
There are a couple of theories floating around about why the moon looks larger near the horizon. Either way, be sure to check out the effect during the "supermoon" on Saturday.
04 May 2012, 06:01 AM ET
This Saturday brings a supermoon — the biggest and brightest moon of the year.
30 April 2012, 01:54 PM ET
This Saturday's May full moon will be brighter and larger than any other this year.
30 April 2012, 01:27 PM ET
When the panorama was taken, the Moon was lying close to the centre of the Milky Way in the sky, its light bathing the antennas in an eerie night-time glow in this amazing space wallpaper.
30 April 2012, 06:00 AM ET
Skywatcher and photographer Stefano De Rosa snapped this view of his three children enjoying the night sky.
27 April 2012, 09:23 AM ET
The president took some time to gaze skyward this week at Colorado's Buckley Air Force Base.