Earth's Moon: Formation, Composition and Orbit
Scientists say a giant impact knocked off the raw ingredients for the moon off the primitive molten Earth and into orbit.
China's moon probe, Chang'e 2, is now beginning a new phase of deep space exploration.
What if dinosaurs had not gone extinct? What if Earth was twice as large? How 10 key moments in history could change the present.
Saturn forms two night sky triangles this month, one with stars and the other with the moon.
June's first quarter moon tonight is the best time for skywatchers to gaze at the moon this month.
The first comprehensive set of maps of the slopes and craters on the lunar surface is showing a whole new moon.
The Moon is constantly being resurfaced, creating many terrain-types, great diversity among craters and making places where water ice hides; awaiting a generation of moon-miners to turn it into commercially viable life support and rocket fuel
NASA?s 2011 Lunabotics competition saw 46 robots from around the world fighting to prove their worth by collect the most simulated moon rocks.
The lander test went as planned, but a grass fire was sparked by concrete kicked up from the launch pad.
See photos of NASA's Project Morpheus, a robot lander to test space exploration tech.
An asteroid the size of a small motorhome zoomed near Earth last night (June 1), coming closer to us than the moon sits.
There are a great many wonders to see in the night sky. A telescope is your magic carpet, your time machine and much more.
Skywatching events in June 2011, including eclipses of the sun and moon.
Two solar eclipses and one lunar eclipse will occur in June and July.
Scientists may have to rethink some of their ideas about how the moon formed.
Fifty years ago, President John F. Kennedy challenged Congress and the nation to land a man on the moon in before the decade closed. Read the text of his speech.
John F. Kennedy's famous speech of May 25, 1961 laid the foundation for humanity to set foot on the moon and fundamentally changed NASA.
The 1902 science fiction film classic "A Trip to the Moon" is seeing new life at Cannes Film Festival.
Saturn, the moon and a bright star team up for a night sky triangle this weekend.