The sun and moon converged in a dazzling "ring of fire" solar eclipse Sunday (June 21), stunning skywatchers across parts of Africa, Asia and more.
Scientists say a giant impact knocked off the raw ingredients for the moon off the primitive molten Earth and into orbit.
Listen to a couple ideas about humanity's future on the moon and you'll likely hear about the game-changing potential of a substance you probably have in your freezer: water ice.
NASA has tapped the company Astrobotic to land the VIPER moon rover at the lunar south pole in 2023.
Photographers around the world captured stunning images of the recent Full Strawberry Moon eclipse, showing the subtle darkening as the moon barely grazed the shadow of the Earth.
NASA has awarded Northrop Grumman $187 million to design the habitat module for Gateway, the agency's planned moon-orbiting space station.
During June and early July, it is eclipse season once again. In the coming weeks, there will be three eclipses that take place: one of the sun and two of the moon.
Sharp-eyed skywatchers in parts of the world may be able to catch a slight lunar eclipse today as Earth embarks on a new "eclipse season," although North American viewers will be out of luck.
The full moon of June, also called the Strawberry Moon, will occur June 5 at 3:12 p.m. EDT (1912 GMT). That same day, a penumbral lunar eclipse will be visible in Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.
The moon will make a close approach to Jupiter and Saturn in the predawn sky on Tuesday, May 12, 2020.
Space.com readers not only enjoyed the spectacle but snapped some truly incredible photos of the full moon.
May's full moon, also known as the "Flower Moon," dazzled skywatchers on Thursday (May 7) as it lit up the springtime sky.
Photographer Andrew McCarthy photographed the demarcation between the moon's light and dark sides for two weeks to create this unbelievably crisp image of our satellite's Earth-side craters.
The moon isn't "dead" after all: Newly discovered ridges on the moon's surface are leading scientists to think that the moon might have an active tectonic system.