A high-tech pioneer for NASA's moon-orbiting Gateway space station is being readied for liftoff early next year.
Scientists say a giant impact knocked off the raw ingredients for the moon off the primitive molten Earth and into orbit.
Scientists have found fresh evidence in lunar rocks showing that the moon was likely formed after a Mars-sized planet crashed into the proto-Earth more than 4 billion years ago.
China has lunar spacecraft operating on both the near and far sides of the moon, according to an update from the China National Space Administration.
NASA is definitely targeting the moon's south pole for a crewed landing in 2024 — but that timeline will be difficult to achieve if Congress doesn't open its purse strings, and fast.
For 18 months, NASA has focused on landing astronauts in 2024 near the moon's south pole, but that last piece of the directive may need to take a back seat if executing the mission gets too tricky.
U.S. military officials have increasingly flagged a new role in guarding American assets and interests in Earth-moon space.
Dynetics has built a full-scale mock-up of the lander it hopes will soon be carrying NASA astronauts to the moon.
The moon and Venus will form a triangle with the Beehive star cluster in the predawn sky on Monday (Sept. 14).
NASA, which has already booked robotic rides to the lunar surface on commercial landers, now aims to pay private companies to collect moon dirt.
The crewed lunar rover being developed by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and Toyota now has a (nick)name.
A NASA-contracted lunar lander bound for the moon's South Pole will launch on a SpaceX rocket in late 2022.
India's Chandrayaan-2 mission has finished one year and 4,400 orbits around the moon — and the spacecraft is just getting started, officials said in a press release.
You can see the moon's famous Copernicus crater along the lunar terminator — the line lunar between day and night — on Thursday (Aug. 27).
Can humanity mine water ice at the moon's poles without compromising these regions' great scientific potential?
A private team led by Jeff Bezos' spaceflight company Blue Origin has delivered a mock-up of its crewed moon lander to NASA for testing.
The Japanese space startup ispace is launching a new "Blueprint Moon" data analysis service on top of its plans for private lunar landings after raising $28 million in new investments.
Tuesday's sky (Aug. 18) is host to a somewhat unusual lunar event in the Western Hemisphere: a third new moon in a season of four new moons, which some people call a "Black Moon."
A Japanese company that hopes to land people on the moon one day has unveiled the final design of its first robotic lunar lander, which will launch in 2022 on a SpaceX rocket.