Japan's SLIM lunar lander has left Earth orbit and headed toward the moon, which it will reach on Wednesday (Oct. 4) if all goes according to plan.
Scientists say a giant impact knocked off the raw ingredients for the moon off the primitive molten Earth and into orbit.
While the Pentagon sees the Space Force as a tool to fight the last war here on Earth, its leaders must prepare for its real role in space, on the moon and beyond.
Skywatchers who are out during the evening hours on Sunday will almost certainly be attracted toward the eastern sky, where the two brightest visible objects at that hour will be readily evident.
The final supermoon of the year, the Harvest Moon of September, gave skywatchers the final lunar thrill of the season.
Tokyo-based ispace has opened a U.S. headquarters in order to help the company develop and launch robotic landers to the moon on behalf of NASA and other customers.
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) Is making progress on its rover for a joint mission with India to the south pole of the moon.
Japan's SLIM lunar lander has sent back an eerie image of Earth as a test of the camera it will use to help it land accurately on the moon a few months from now.
The Artemis 2 moon rocket's core stage now has all four of its RS-25 engines mounted in place. It's a big milestone for the mission as it sails toward a launch in late 2024.
NASA's Artemis program will include consideration of 'ethical and societal matters' as the agency aims for the first human moon landings in 50 years, a new report pledges.
A single shot shows a Super Full “Blue” Moon which don’t have nothing of blue, rising above Monsaraz castle at Dark Sky® Alqueva, in Portugal.
This year's final supermoon, September's Harvest Full Moon, rises on Friday, Sept. 29, bringing a summer of supermoons to a close and joined by a planetary parade of Jupiter, Saturn, and Mercury.
The Indian Space Research Organization began attempts to wake the Chandrayaan-3 moon lander and rover from hibernation after the two-week frosty lunar night.
Scientists have developed a nuclear fuel source no larger than a seed, which NASA will test for use in future moon missions.
Actor Tom Hanks, the star of Apollo 13, says he'd love to visit space for real. He said he'd be glad to clean toilets and serve food to help the rest of the crew.
Artemis 2 moon astronauts went to Canada for a geology trip to a crater, similar to what they will see on their lunar trip in 2024. Joining them were other astronauts and top geology experts.
NASA's Artemis 2 mission is returning astronauts to the moon for the first time since 1972. See live mission updates here.
The Artemis 2 crew did a launch day simulation on Sept. 20 for their 2024 moon mission. Seven key ground tests are planned by NASA in the coming months.
There may be less water ice trapped in the permanently shadowed regions on the moon than previously thought.