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 Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission's spacecrafts Ebb and Flow will end their successful mission on on December 17th at 5:28pm EST.
The Grail spacecraft will go out in style on Dec. 17.
In this video, the K10 robot rover laying down Kapton (polyimide) film in a test of a future lunar radio telescope, which would be able to study the early Universe without the usual interference ground based Earth telescopes are subject to.
A waning crescent moon will glow alongside the brightest of all the planets.
Look up for three nights starting this Sunday to see the moon, Saturn and Spica together.
Harrison Schmitt remembers the mission like it was yesterday.
The private company announced commercial passenger flights to the moon starting in 2020.
Sending humans far afield demands a dedicated agency, says former moonwalker Harrison Schmitt.
The findings should shed light on the evolution of the moon and the solar system's rocky planets.
Engineers at Washington State University are using moon-like material supplied by NASA to print 3-D objects that can be used on the Moon and elsewhere in Space.
NASA's goal should be to pioneer the solar system, says a new report by the Space Foundation.
Contrary to speculation, the space agency's ambitious plans have not been cleared by the president yet.
On-demand printing would allow astronauts to repair broken parts, manufacture spare ones and maybe even build structures, all out of the dirt scooped from under their boots.
The Apollo 1 is pictured after an electrical spark ignited the environment, killing the crew.
See amazing photos of Jupiter and the moon during a dazzling conjunction on Nov. 28, 2012.
If you're planning to skywatch this December, this video will take you through some of the notable objects in the sky this month, including a meteor shower, large asteroids in the asteroid belt, and an array of constellations.
Mercury is the closest planet to the sun, yet still has shadowy secrets.