Europe signed a memorandum of understanding on Tuesday (Oct. 27) formalizing its collaboration on Gateway, NASA's planned outpost in lunar orbit.
Scientists say a giant impact knocked off the raw ingredients for the moon off the primitive molten Earth and into orbit.
The moon has more hidden pockets of water ice than previously thought, NASA's SOFIA flying observatory reveals.
NASA wants you to get excited about the moon — or more specifically, about a mysterious new science result the agency plans to unveil on today (Oct. 26).
NASA is choosing between human missions to the moon and a robotic mission to Jupiter's icy moon Europa as the agency manages its limited supply of megarockets in the coming years.
Skywatchers will be treated to an eye-catching gathering in the south-southwest sky about an hour after sunset on Thursday (Oct. 22) — a large triangle formed by the moon, Jupiter and Saturn.
NASA has tapped the Houston-based company Intuitive Machines to land a drill on the moon's south pole in 2022.
Only eight countries have signed the Artemis Accords, a set of guidelines surrounding the Artemis Program for crewed exploration of the moon.
China is operating a mission on the far side of the moon and is preparing to launch another this year to collect lunar samples — and it's already planning a new set of bold lunar missions.
NASA has just awarded a $650,000 grant to the team behind Lunar ExoCam, a camera system designed to eject from moon landers and record video of their touchdowns from the otherworldly gray ground.
The new moon occurs on Friday (Oct. 16), at 3:31 p.m. EDT (1931 GMT), on the same day that our natural satellite reaches perigee, or the closest point to Earth in its orbit.
China's Chang'e 4 spacecraft have awoken for another lunar day on the far side of the moon, while on Earth the mission received a prestigious international award for its accomplishments.
October has already seen a Harvest Moon, now this week comes a "proxigean" new moon, and to finish out this month we'll have a "Halloween Micro Blue Moon." We'll explain.
SpaceX, Astrobotic and a dozen other companies just got an infusion of NASA cash to develop potentially game-changing exploration technologies.
Eight nations have signed the Artemis Accords, a set of principles outlining the responsible exploration of Earth's nearest neighbor, NASA officials announced today (Oct. 13).
The United Arab Emirates has joined the roll-call of nations looking to visit the moon, with a lunar rover named Rashid scheduled to launch in 2024.
The United States' space policy threatens the safe and sustainable development of the final frontier, two researchers argue.
Artificial intelligence transformed NASA footage of Apollo missions to the moon, making decades-old events look like they were shot on high-definition video.
What will astronauts wear on the big day when they step foot on the moon as the first humans to do so in more than 50 years?
Four small spacecraft are being readied for moonbound treks to help quench a thirst for new data about lunar water ice.