The final project, which will be 1,000 times more powerful, will be used to help spot potentially hazardous objects flying toward Earth.
Scientists say a giant impact knocked off the raw ingredients for the moon off the primitive molten Earth and into orbit.
South Korea's first moon mission has delivered a stunning first image from a NASA camera designed to peer into permanently shadowed areas near the lunar poles.
Living quarters of NASA's moon orbiting Gateway station will be so tiny that astronauts will not be able to stand upright inside, an architect involved in the station's design said.
From the nearby moon to distant Triton, planetary scientists have a plethora of ideas for how to explore our solar system.
On Friday (Jan. 6), the moon will be fully illuminated for the first time in 2023 during the Full Wolf Moon when it will also be close to its furthest from the Earth, or apogee.
South Korea's first moon mission is beaming back images of home from its position in low lunar orbit.
The HAKUTO-R mission by Japan-based startup ispace performed its second major deep-space maneuver on Jan. 2, keeping it on course to reach the moon in April.
Exotic rock fragments returned to Earth from the lunar surface by Chang'e 5 in 2020 hint at diversity in volcanic activity in the moon's distant past.
China is looking to put its first astronauts around the end of the decade and we're now getting glimpses of how this plan may play out.
The Artemis moon landing program will get full funding in NASA's budget, including money for a second moon lander to supplement SpaceX Starship.
The team will launch on a SpaceX Starship around the moon at some undisclosed point, funded by Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa.
The moon will visit Saturn for the last time of 2022 on Monday (Dec. 26) in a parting Christmas gift in a twilight conjunction that will disappear from view before night sets in.
NASA's Artemis 1 Orion spacecraft made an epic flight to the moon, Russia invaded Ukraine and SpaceX set a few records.
The final new moon of 2022 is upon us, signaling the beginning of the lunar cycle that will lead into 2023.
Reference The new space race is on with the Artemis mission targeting the moon and beyond. The landers, rovers and robots of Astrobotic Technology will be part of this cosmic spearhead.