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).
Scientists say a giant impact knocked off the raw ingredients for the moon off the primitive molten Earth and into orbit.
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.
NASA is now targeting Saturday (Sept. 3) for the launch of Artemis 1, whose first liftoff attempt on Monday (Aug. 29) was scuttled by a technical issue.
Cosmic impacts can make planets and moons more porous than previously thought, potentially boosting their ability to host life, a new study finds.
Friday (Sept. 2) is still in play for the Artemis 1 launch, NASA officials say, though it's too early to make any definitive statements.
NASA's SLS rocket spent over a decade in development, and each of its launches of the Orion crew capsule is expected to cost about $4.1 billion.
NASA has begun tanking up its giant new SLS rocket for its debut launch to the moon, a highly anticipated mission called Artemis 1.
It's make or break time for NASA's new moon rocket as NASA is finally ready to launch its Artemis 1 moon rocket on Aug. 29.
A new deep-learning technique allows scientists to peek inside the moon's permanently shadowed polar craters for the first time.
NASA's new SLS megarocket is ready to launch on the historic Artemis 1 moon mission on Monday (Aug. 29).
The uncrewed Artemis 1 mission carries a suite of experiments designed to learn more about the moon and deep space, and how to keep astronauts safe far from home.