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.
Scientists say a giant impact knocked off the raw ingredients for the moon off the primitive molten Earth and into orbit.
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.
Terry Adams, one of the best BMX trick riders in the world, danced on two wheels in the orange light of a rising Harvest Moon Thursday night (Oct. 1), as a new video shows.
Austin-based startup ICON, which 3D-prints houses here on Earth, just launched Project Olympus, an ambitious effort to develop a space-based construction system.
Friday night is date night for two bright celestial meetups that will light up the sky tonight (Oct. 2 - Oct. 3).
China has revealed that it is working on a new rocket that could send astronauts to the moon for lunar landing missions.
The full moon of October 2020 also carries the title of the Harvest Moon for those living in the Northern Hemisphere.
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine says the landing system and rocket for Artemis need to be ready next year for the agency to achieve a crewed moon landing in 2024.
As International Observe the Moon Night goes virtual this year, NASA is inviting the public to join a live celebration online.