Australia will launch its first moon rover as early as 2026, on one of NASA's Artemis missions. And you can help name the rover — if you're an Australian resident.
Scientists say a giant impact knocked off the raw ingredients for the moon off the primitive molten Earth and into orbit.
NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has snapped a photo of India's Chandrayaan-3 moon lander, the first craft ever to soft-land near the lunar south pole.
India's Chandrayaan-3 lunar rover and lander have completed their primary mission goals and have been placed into sleep mode ahead of the upcoming two-week lunar night.
The moon will meet up with Jupiter throughout the night on Sept. 4, making a close approach to the solar system's largest planet in the night sky.
India made history as the first country to land near the south pole of the moon with its Chandrayaan-3 lander on Aug. 23, 2023.
Chandrayaan-3's Pragyan moon rover was rerouted after it encountered a crater while exploring its new home.
NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has found the spot where Russia's Luna-25 lander crashed into the moon earlier this month.
India's Pragyan moon rover photographed its mothership, the Vikram lander, for the first time as the two continue their exploration halfway through the Chandrayaan-3 mission.
The moon will have a close encounter with Saturn on Wednesday, Aug. 30 as the ringed gas giant sits just below the full Super Blue Moon.
An instrument aboard the mission’s Pragyan rover has found traces of sulfur within the lunar south pole’s soil.
Skywatchers get to see a second full moon this month on Wednesday (Aug. 30), and it is a special one: A rare unification of a Blue Moon and a "supermoon."
Chandrayaan-3's landing site near the moon's south pole will be named Shiv Shakti Point, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Saturday (Aug. 26).
The Virtual Telescope Project will host a free livestream of the Super Blue Moon of 2023 starting at 11:30 p.m. on Aug. 30 (0330 GMT on Aug. 31).
The Blue Moon of 2023 and this year's third supermoon occurs on Wednesday, Aug. 30, so skywatchers will want to get their timing right to see the moon at its biggest and brightest.
Chandrayaan-3 creates first temperature profile near the moon's south pole; ISRO offers more updates on the historic lunar mission.
As India steadily establishes its roots in space exploration, Sanskrit, whose use sharply declined after the 13th century, seems to be once again coming into the limelight.
As a new era of crewed space exploration comes into view, scientists are assessing the impacts of microgravity and space environments on astronauts' immune systems.
In addition to its "supermoon" status, this particular full moon will be the second to occur in the month of August, making the full moon on Aug. 30 also branded as a "Blue" moon.
Japan plans to launch a mini moon lander called SLIM and an X-ray space observatory atop a single rocket on Wednesday (Sept. 6), and you can watch it live.