Stargazers across the globe celebrated this year's magical Harvest Moon, which marked the end of the summer season just two days before the autumnal equinox.
Scientists say a giant impact knocked off the raw ingredients for the moon off the primitive molten Earth and into orbit.
The ice-hunting Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover (VIPER) will land just west of Nobile Crater, which sits near the moon's south pole, NASA officials announced today (Sept. 20).
With the arrival of September and hints of cooler temperatures also comes one of most important traditional festivals in the Chinese calendar.
The full moon of September 2021 also carries the title of the Harvest Moon for those living in the Northern Hemisphere.
Several science institutions in China are now studying rocks collected from the moon by the Chang'e 5 mission for research that includes evaluating the material as a potential source of fusion power.
It's an excellent week to go skywatching as the moon creeps up to the two largest planets in our solar system.
NASA is awarding a total of $146 million to five American companies to aid the development of crewed moon landers, agency officials announced Tuesday (Sept. 14).
We now know which companies hitch a ride to the moon with Spaceflight Inc. as part of a robotic lunar landing mission by Intuitive Machines in 2022.
Thursday evening (Sept. 9) will bring a lovely celestial display involving the two brightest objects in the nighttime sky.
Venus and the bright star Spica will shine in the evening sky tonight (Sept. 5). Mercury is visible, too.
The new moon arrives on Monday (Sept. 6), and over the next two days makes a close pass to Mercury and then Venus.
NASA has cut a 10 cent check to space startup Lunar Outpost in the first-ever payment to a company to mine the moon.
The U.S. Space Force is seeking more recruits to address future military challenges of spaceflight. Yes, there's an ad for it.