The shoebox-sized BioSentinel spacecraft, which launched on NASA's Artemis 1 mission, is all set to begin its deep-space biology experiment after making a flyby of the moon.
Scientists say a giant impact knocked off the raw ingredients for the moon off the primitive molten Earth and into orbit.
A new video shows NASA's Orion spacecraft capturing a selfie with the background Earth setting behind the moon, along with a suite of other timelapses during its lunar voyage.
NASA's Artemis 1 Orion spacecraft arrived in orbit around the moon on Friday afternoon (Nov. 25) after acing an 88-second engine burn.
The Artemis 1 launch on Nov. 16 cataloged fresh footage of the launch pad down below, receding as NASA's huge Space Launch System rocket flew into space over a dark pad.
Tokyo-based ispace aims to pull off the first-ever soft landing on the moon by a private company — and its Hakuto-R lander will deploy a UAE rover, if all goes to plan.
Artemis 1's Orion spacecraft captured a series of detailed images of the moon during its the closest approach on Nov. 21.
Jay Pasachoff perhaps witnessed more solar eclipses than anyone else. But his greatest contribution to science may have been his public outreach and inspiration of future generations of scientists.
Shortly after the Orion spacecraft finished a crucial engine burn near the moon on Monday (Nov. 21), it spotted Earth rising above our shadowed neighbor.
NASA unexpectedly lost contact with its Artemis 1 Orion capsule early Wednesday morning (Nov. 23), for reasons that remain unclear.
NASA's LunaH-Map cubesat failed to perform a planned engine burn during its Nov. 21 moon flyby, likely because of a stuck valve in its propulsion system.
A tiny cubesat moon lander riding with Artemis 1 could not establish contact in time to reach its destination, but it may be able to do some other deep-space work.
The Orion spacecraft's lunar flyby Monday (Nov. 21) delivered a celestial Thanksgiving treat a few days early, as its cameras caught the distant Earth setting behind our moon.
NASA's tiny CAPSTONE spacecraft has settled into its final lunar orbit, shifting into the operational phase of its pioneering moon mission.
NASA is assessing the damage Artemis 1 left behind after the huge Space Launch System rocket lifted off on Nov. 16, but officials emphasize everything is manageable for future missions.
Most of the Artemis 1 cubesats have checked in as the Orion spacecraft looped around the moon, but a few still have not phoned home after launch.
A "charger" rover that could supply power to robots exploring shaded craters on the moon's south pole will join expanding lunar infrastructure by 2025.
Four small pieces of the moon on a NASA spacecraft have come closer to the lunar surface than they have been in over 50 years. The Apollo 11 samples' return home was part of the Artemis 1 mission.
Orion zoomed just 80 miles (130 kilometers) above the lunar surface Monday (Nov. 21) at 7:44 a.m. ET. and completed an engine burn needed to continue its historic mission.
NASA's Orion spacecraft has spotted the destination of its Artemis 1 test flight the moon and captured a stunning video to mark the moment.
NASA's Artemis 1 Orion capsule is exceeding expectations in deep space and remains on target to fly by the moon on Monday (Nov. 21), agency officials said.