DO NOT PUBLISH YET - Earths Moon - Formation ---- Composition and Orbit Archive
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.
25 April 2012, 07:25 PM ET
This up close and personal look at the gas giants and their moons was stitched together by Sander van den Berg using imagery captured by NASA's Voyager and Cassini spacecrafts. Van den Berg named the black and white piece 'Outer Space'.
25 April 2012, 11:27 AM ET
See these amazing skywatching photos of Venus and the crescent moon in April 2012.
24 April 2012, 06:03 AM ET
Pretend you were on Apollo 8 while watching this new video recreating the famous "Earthrise" view.
20 April 2012, 02:49 PM ET
The giant planet will be lost in the sunset glow after Sunday.
09 April 2012, 05:00 PM ET
Astrophotographer captures beautiful image of the moon and Venus in conjunction over Gobustan National Park in Azerbaijan.
06 April 2012, 11:24 AM ET
Catch the moon and Saturn meeting up with the star Spica in the sky Friday and Saturday.