The president had confidence NASA could win the race to the moon, despite the Soviet Union's previous successes.
Scientists say a giant impact knocked off the raw ingredients for the moon off the primitive molten Earth and into orbit.
Following a flawless launch the day before, the Apollo 11 crew continued their historic journey to the moon on July 17, 1969. Landing at the Sea of Tranquility was scheduled for July 20.
Americans are more willing to pay for a mission that would land an astronaut on Mars, a Gallup poll conducted in the lead-up to the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing has found.
Commander Neil Armstrong, command module pilot Mike Collins and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin blasted into space 45 years ago today (July 16) on Apollo 11's history-making mission to the moon.
You can relive NASA's historic Apollo 11 mission as it happened with two amazing livestreams this month courtesy of ApolloinRealTime.org's Ben Feist and Space.com partner Simulation Curriculum!
On the 50th anniversary of the launch of Apollo 11 tomorrow, the moon will be darkened by Earth's shadow in a partial lunar eclipse.
India postponed the launch of Chandrayaan-2, its biggest moon mission yet, due to a technical snag less than an hour before liftoff.
India is about to launch its most ambitious mission to the moon yet, and you can watch it live today (July 14).
Like any travelers, the 12 astronauts who have walked on the moon were careful to bring back souvenirs from their journeys. In their case it was moon rocks, and lots of them.
India's Chandrayaan-2 lunar mission will launch Sunday (July 14) to deploy a lander and rover where no one else has dared to go before — the south pole of the moon.
An epic lunar laser experiment is still going strong, five decades after the Apollo astronauts set it up on the surface.
A German company that is developing a lunar lander has filed for insolvency, citing a shortfall in funding, but vows to continue development of its spacecraft.
When the next generation of crews lands on the moon's surface — which could happen as early as 2024 — NASA plans to use a lunar GPS to help astronauts find their way.
NASA wants to practice for a potential future human mission to Mars by investigating how astronauts would fare on the moon.
Chandrayaan-2, which consists of an orbiter, lander and rover, is scheduled to launch Sunday evening (July 14).
NASA selected eight new research teams to study the moon, near-Earth asteroids and the Martian moons Phobos and Deimos.
More than 50 people got a bird's-eye view of yesterday's (July 2) total solar eclipse aboard a special flight operated by Chile-based airline LATAM.
The manager of NASA’s Orion program is optimistic the spacecraft will be ready to send humans to the moon in 2024 even as development schedules continue to slip.
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