NASA selected Firefly Aerospace to deliver 10 scientific experiments and technology demonstrations to the moon in 2023.
Scientists say a giant impact knocked off the raw ingredients for the moon off the primitive molten Earth and into orbit.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Thursday (Feb. 4) that President Joe Biden will carry on the Artemis program to land humans on the moon in the coming years.
No-one has visited the Moon since 1972. But with the advent of commercial human spaceflight, the urge to return is resurgent and generating a new space race.
Minimoon SO 2020, a rocket booster that has been orbiting Earth for about 60 years, will drift off forever next month.
Here is a list of common full moon names, dates and times in 2021, beginning with the "Wolf Moon" in January, to the "Cold Moon" in December.
The full moon of January, called the Wolf Moon, will occur on Thursday, Jan. 28, at 2:16 p.m. EST (1916 GMT)
People go to bed later and sleep fewer hours the night before a full moon, and menstrual cycles seem to temporarily synchronize with moon cycles, scientists have found in two new studies.
It’s hard to care about bootprints sunk in soil 238,900 miles away as humanity suffers the combined burden of an unforgiving virus and a political unease.
Joe Biden was three weeks from taking office as a freshman U.S. senator when the moon rock that is now on display in the White House was collected by astronauts on the lunar surface.
NASA fired up the core stage of its massive new megarocket Saturday (Jan. 16) in a critical test that appeared to shut down early.
NASA will attempt to fire the engines on its Space Launch System (SLS) megarocket for the first time today and you can watch the fiery action live online.
A remote Ohio facility used to test NASA's new moon-bound spacecraft has been renamed for the first astronaut to step foot on the lunar surface.
This year saw a new age of sample-retrieval missions, protests against a telescope, an incredible visit from a dazzling comet and the ''great conjunction'' of Saturn and Jupiter.
The full moon of December, called the Full Cold Moon, will arrive on Dec. 29 and there are plenty of planets to see with it.
NASA's quest to put boots back on the moon will likely get less urgent after President-elect Joe Biden takes office next month.
While 2020 was a difficult year around the world with the challenges that have come with the coronavirus pandemic, space continued to reach new heights.