NASA has selected Houston company Axiom Space to build the moon spacesuits for Artemis 3, a mission that aims to land astronauts near the lunar south pole in 2025 or 2026.
Scientists say a giant impact knocked off the raw ingredients for the moon off the primitive molten Earth and into orbit.
The waxing gibbous moon will pass near Saturn on Sept. 7 and 8. Meanwhile, the moon reaches perigee or its closest point along its orbit to the Earth.
NASA will replace a seal in an attempt to fix the leak that scuttled last weekend's planned Artemis 1 moon launch — and it will do the work on the pad.
Given all of the planned international lunar activity, emergencies could happen that will call for the unconstrained mobilization of all possible aids.
On Sunday, September 4, using binoculars or a telescope sky watchers will be able to spot a spectacular mountain range on the moon, part of one of the largest craters in the solar system.
A fuel leak that thwarted NASA's second attempt to launch its new Artemis 1 moon rocket on Saturday (Sept. 3) will likely take weeks to fix, and may even force the megarocket off its launch pad.
China and Russia aim to build a base near the moon's south pole that could begin hosting crews by the mid-2030s.
Artemis 1 marks the beginning of a new space race for lunar resources, and this time around, everybody wants to mine the moon.
During the first quarter moon on Saturday (Sept. 3) the sun will illuminate half of the lunar surface.
NASA is counting down for its second launch attempt of the Artemis 1 moon mission. The two-hour window opens today (Sept. 3) at 2:17 p.m. EDT (1817 GMT).
With the Artemis program, Earth as a global community has the opportunity to participate and push back the frontiers of human knowledge and innovation.
A crowd the size of a major American city may turn out to watch NASA's Artemis 1 moon rocket lift off this weekend.
The Artemis 1 team has given the go-ahead to proceed with a liftoff attempt on Saturday (Sept. 3) from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
"Artemis Ascending" will use virtual reality to let participants feel like they're beside the Artemis 1 mission as it lifts off no earlier than Saturday (Sept. 3).
Reference The full moon of September 2022 also carries the title of the Harvest Moon for those living in the Northern Hemisphere.
New observations by the flying telescope SOFIA confirmed there is water on the illuminated surface of the moon.
NASA has tapped three companies to help develop new solar array technologies for Artemis missions to the surface of the moon by astronauts and robots.
CAPSTONE reached its farthest point from Earth on Friday afternoon (Aug. 26), getting a whopping 951,908 miles (1,531,948 kilometers) from its home planet.