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.
NASA's Ebb spacecraft recorded the video three days before crashing into the lunar surface.
Three days prior to its impact into a mountain on the moon, one of the twin spacecraft (named Ebb) from NASA's GRAIL mission took some photos from orbit. The spacecraft was about 6 miles above the lunar surface when the photos were take.
Venus and a crescent moon provided a dazzling sight for stargazers Thursday (Jan. 10).
Skywatchers up before dawn Sunday can watch a celestial dance unfold.
Were the famed astronaut's first words on the moon scripted or ad-libbed?
Experts weigh in on NASA's direction and its ultimate goals of sending astronauts into deep space.
Night sky photographer Tamas Ladanyi shoots stunning image of the moon and Jupiter over a lake in Hévíz.
NASA points out a few things to keep an eye out for when looking skyward in January.
This cool space wallpaper from the APEX telescope, of part of the Taurus Molecular Cloud, shows a sinuous filament of cosmic dust more than ten light-years long.
The two heavenly bodies will dance close together Tuesday night.
The gas giant and Earth's Moon will provide some holiday lights in the eastern sky on December 25th, 2012 (at sunset). Seen through a telescope, Jupiter's great red spot and its moons will be visible as well.
Being developed for missions in 2015 and beyond, the Z-1 could be used for exploring the moon and Mars.
The engineers who built NASA's Grail spacecraft gathered to watch the probes' demise.
Ride had led Grail's MoonKAM project, which allowed kids to choose sites for the spacecraft to photograph.
A night sky photographer took these stunning photos of Jupiter and the moon in conjunction.
NASA TV will provide commentary, but the impact itself will probably not be visible.
It's been 40 years since Apollo 17 blasted off the surface of the moon.
The remains of at least 71 space vehicles litter the surface of the moon.