DO NOT PUBLISH YET - Earths Moon - Formation ---- Composition and Orbit Archive
24 July 2013, 10:45 AM ET
This rare space wallpaper taken on July 19 by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows Saturn's rings and our planet Earth and its moon in the same frame.
23 July 2013, 06:10 PM ET
A night sky photographer captured a cool photo of a propeller plane and the moon over France.
22 July 2013, 06:04 PM ET
NASA's Saturn system probe snapped imagery of the Earth and Moon on July 19th, 2013. Our home planet appears as a not-so-pale blue dot.
19 July 2013, 11:16 AM ET
NASA Cassini probe radar has not detected waves on the hydrocarbon lakes and seas on giant Saturn moon. New research is underway to try to solve the mystery.
17 July 2013, 02:10 PM ET
July is full of encounters between astronomical objects, and the action continues this weekend with three different planets taking center stage. Venus will dance with the star Regulus Sunday evening, while Mars and Jupiter will be visible in Gemini (The T
16 July 2013, 01:04 PM ET
On Tuesday (July 16), Major League Baseball's All Star Game will be played at Citifield in New York, but the baseball diamond won't be the only place to see stars that night. Two of the “All Stars of the Night Sky” will stage a celestial rendezvous, not j
13 July 2013, 10:19 AM ET
In mid-July 2013, skywatchers will be able to observe the moon moving in relation to Spica and Saturn. Also, Mars and Jupiter appear to move together in the morning sky.
11 July 2013, 07:00 AM ET
The Soviet Union's Lunokhod 2 rover did indeed travel about 3 miles farther on the surface of the moon than originally thought, meaning that any robot hoping to break its distance record will have to run a full marathon, researchers say.
10 July 2013, 11:23 AM ET
NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter have viewed the Apollo landing sites in detail.
09 July 2013, 12:43 PM ET
Democrats in the House are set to unveil their own NASA authorization bill, which unlike a much leaner Republican proposal would authorize $18.1 billion in spending for 2014 — more than NASA has gotten since 2011.
05 July 2013, 10:23 AM ET
The Andromeda Galaxy, the closest galaxy to our own Milky Way, gets the star treatment in this dazzling photo by amateur astronomer and photographer Lorenzo Comolli. See how he snapped the amazing galaxy photo here.
03 July 2013, 11:37 AM ET
Using an innovative process that combines hundreds of flat 2D space photos, the upcoming IMAX movie 'In Saturn's Rings' brings depth to awe inspiring photos of planets and galaxies, allowing viewers to 'fly through' these cosmic wonders.
02 July 2013, 05:08 PM ET
Photographer Jason Hines snapped this spectacular photo of the supermoon full moon over the Grand Canyon on June 23, 2013.
28 June 2013, 11:15 AM ET
ESA astronaut snapped this view of moonset from the International Space Station as seen in this stunning space wallpaper. Parmitano is onboard the orbital outpost as part of ESA's long duration mission, Volare.
28 June 2013, 07:27 AM ET
Skywatcher Philip Calais captured this amazing image of an airplane in flight during a solar eclipse as seen on May 10, 2013 from Western Australia.
26 June 2013, 05:58 AM ET
The final resting places of some Cold War-era spacecraft remain unknown.
25 June 2013, 02:39 PM ET
Can we get to Mars if we don't mine the moon?
25 June 2013, 10:00 AM ET
See amazing photos of the June 2013 supermoon as seen by skywatchers and amateur astronomers.
25 June 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Humans could set up robot-constructed mining outposts at the moon's poles.
24 June 2013, 03:56 PM ET
Each frame represents one hour of phase and libration as seen from points south of the equator. Includes the Moon's orbit position, sub-Earth and subsolar points and distance from Earth.
24 June 2013, 02:25 PM ET
A supermoon climbed its way to the top of the Washington Monument, Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Washington as seen in the amazing space wallpaper. This year the supermoon is up to 13.5 percent larger and 30 percent brighter than a typical full moon is.
24 June 2013, 07:42 AM ET
What do you want to know about the supermoon?
23 June 2013, 10:00 AM ET
The Slooh Space Camera is airing a supermoon webcast starting at 9 p.m. EDT tonight.
22 June 2013, 07:22 AM ET
Get to know your supermoon stuff as the biggest full moon of 2013 rises on Sunday.
21 June 2013, 06:48 PM ET
Here are some tips for how to photograph the largest full moon of the year.
21 June 2013, 06:40 PM ET
Scientists say a giant impact knocked off the raw ingredients for the moon off the primitive molten Earth and into orbit. SPACE.com has an overview of Earth’s Moon, including its composition and orbit.
21 June 2013, 04:58 PM ET
SPACE.com staff writer Miriam Kramer speaks with NASA Astronomer Michelle Thaller about the upcoming 'Super Moon'.
21 June 2013, 04:55 PM ET
The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has reshaped scientists' understanding of the moon.
21 June 2013, 10:00 AM ET
See the top 10 cool facts about our natural satellite, the moon.
21 June 2013, 09:16 AM ET
Don't worry about the largest full moon of 2013.
21 June 2013, 05:55 AM ET
See eye-popping photos of the 2012 supermoon, the biggest full moon of the year, from skywatches around the world.
21 June 2013, 03:01 AM ET
With a pair of binoculars or a small telescope, many spectacular features can be spotted on the moon.
20 June 2013, 04:06 PM ET
But it may brighten up your night sky views.
19 June 2013, 05:28 PM ET
Four years ago NASA launched the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter to study our moon, and it has given us an astounding amount of data on our lunar companion, including topography maps, the existence lunar water particles, and the formation of Earth.
19 June 2013, 06:40 AM ET
The Chang'e 3 mission is slated to launch toward the end of 2013.
18 June 2013, 01:15 PM ET
A House Science space subcommittee bill would direct NASA astronauts back to the moon.