24 September 2009, 05:43 PM ET
The moon has water, but an oxygen generator would also be needed for the possibility of a moon base to become a reality.
24 September 2009, 02:24 PM ET
23 September 2009, 06:17 PM ET
Observations from three spacecraft show signal of water across moon's surface.
23 September 2009, 10:32 AM ET
Craters near the lunar poles might contain water ice, a finding that may spur renewed interest in lunar exploration.
22 September 2009, 05:29 PM ET
Antares is now glowing a deep red, visited by the moon tonight.
18 September 2009, 01:12 PM ET
New temperature data from NASA's LRO spacecraft suggest lunar craters at south pole are coldest known place in solar system.
17 September 2009, 02:05 PM ET
New data and images of the lunar surface, including tentative signs of lunar water, from NASA's new moon orbiter — the first in more than a decade — were released by the agency today.
16 September 2009, 06:16 PM ET
An engine chamber leak has stalled the privately-built Xombie rocket's bid to win NASA cash in the Lunar Lander Challenge.
16 September 2009, 01:37 PM ET
Despite the economic downturn, Lunar X Prize teams are gearing up for the big race.
16 September 2009, 11:13 AM ET
Legislators on Tuesday questioned the findings of a presidential panel reviewing NASA's plan to return Americans to the moon by 2020.
15 September 2009, 08:43 PM ET
Voyager, Galileo images combined to make first global geological map of Ganymede.
15 September 2009, 09:08 AM ET
NASA's LCROSS mission represents just the latest in a long line of spacecraft to wallop the moon and other bodies in the solar system.
14 September 2009, 09:45 AM ET
Another comet is added to the list of bodies pulled into temporary orbit around Jupiter.
13 September 2009, 07:15 PM ET
A commercial vehicle successfully completed a mock lunar landing Saturday, qualifying its team to win a $1 million prize offered for NASA’s Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge.
11 September 2009, 02:07 PM ET
LCROSS will impact the Crater Cabeus A to look for water ice on the moon.
10 September 2009, 04:39 PM ET
Many people are surprised to see the moon in full daylight, yet it is a completely normal occurrence.
10 September 2009, 04:29 PM ET
A rocket motor intended for use in NASA's new Ares I rocket underwent a major test Thursday.
08 September 2009, 08:01 PM ET
A White House panel tasked with reviewing NASA’s human spaceflight program delivered a 12-page summary of its findings Tuesday.
08 September 2009, 08:50 AM ET
NASA released new pictures of Neptune’s freezing moon Triton, made from data taken by the Voyager 2 spacecraft on its way out of the solar system in 1989.
02 September 2009, 04:51 AM ET
NASA and ATK plan to try again to test fire the first stage of the new Ares I rocket on Sept. 10.
01 September 2009, 05:44 PM ET
NASA's new Orion moonship has passed a major review amid uncertainty over the Ares I rocket that will launch it.
31 August 2009, 05:24 PM ET
NASA's LCROSS probe takes images of Earth and Moon from orbit.
28 August 2009, 02:17 PM ET
An unusual celestial vanishing act will take place the night of Sept. 2 when all four of Jupiter's largest moons will be hidden from our view.
27 August 2009, 05:46 PM ET
A last-minute glitch forced NASA to call off the first test firing of its new Ares I rocket's first stage on Thursday.
26 August 2009, 01:33 AM ET
Officials are hurriedly looking for ways to save fuel on NASA's $79 million lunar impactor mission after a crisis Saturday.
21 August 2009, 06:20 PM ET
New photos from NASA's new moon probe have revealed tracks left behind by Apollo 14 astronauts in 1971.
17 August 2009, 07:02 PM ET
Learn why the moon is so pockmarked compared to the Earth.
14 August 2009, 06:34 PM ET
NASA has completed the Ares I-X rocket, a test rocket for the boosters to launch the Orion spacecraft back to the moon.
14 August 2009, 09:09 AM ET
A stripped down version of NASA's future spaceship could be
ready as soon as 2013, according to Bigelow Aerospace, which proposed to build
13 August 2009, 01:32 PM ET
Project managers for the British Beagle lander program are
seeking redemption - on the moon - nearly six years after their spacecraft
disappeared on Mars.
12 August 2009, 01:07 PM ET
Storm clouds were spotted in the usually-clear tropical latitudes of Saturn's moon Titan.
12 August 2009, 08:41 AM ET
This week, the moon pays spectacular visits to Venus and the Pleiades.
12 August 2009, 08:07 AM ET
NASA computer generated animation of the Constellation Lunar Mission
10 August 2009, 05:03 PM ET
In a cosmic pileup, two planets orbiting a young star smashed into each other at high speeds, astronomers reported.
06 August 2009, 06:37 PM ET
NASA has moved closer to developing new nuclear reactors the size of a trash can for future moon bases.
06 August 2009, 02:03 PM ET
Weather and surface processes on Titan are Earth-like but in much colder environment.